Incident at GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)

Summary

2005-11-30: The Twin Otter aircraft, C-GNQY, operating as Air Labrador 201, was enroute from Postville (CCD4) to Rigolet (CCZ2) and as the aircraft descended through 3,000 feet, severe turbulence was encountered. The captain elected to divert to Goose Bay rather than try and land in Rigolet. When the aircraft was on short final for Goose Bay the rear window on the right side of the cabin fell out.
2005-12-01: Maintenance & Manufacturing Update: Twin Otter C-GNQY came back to Goose Bay with the right hand rear cabin inside and outside window missing. The flight did not land in Rigolet due to high winds and turbulence. Crew informed maintenance once in Goose Bay, approximate time 2205Z. Both inside and out windows replaced, area inspected for further damage, aircraft returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 2005A0828
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2005-11-25 - 21:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYR
Aerodrome Name GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number A05A0152
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GNQY | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner LABRADOR AIRWAYS LTD.
Operator LABRADOR AIRWAYS LIMITED (559) Commercial
Make DEHAVILLAND - CAN
Model DHC 6 300
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY-CAN
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-27
PT6A-27
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number LAL201
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Minor
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Windshield/window (aircraft)

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