Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)


2005-01-24: FAB 824, a HS 748, departed Iqaluit for Pangnirtung and a short time after takeoff, the crew advised that they were returning due to unspecified mechanical problems. The flight landed Runway 35 at 1331Z. An hour and a half later, FAB 824, departed a second time and the same result occurred. The flight returned and landed at 1535Z. No emergency was declared. It was reported that there may have been problems related to a fuel pump.
2005-01-31: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that after the first attempted departure, the aircraft was ground run and no fault was found. Following the second departure, the #1 starboard boost pump was replaced and the aircraft returned to service.


CADORS Number 2005C0186
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-01-24 - 13:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYFB
Aerodrome Name IQALUIT NU (CYFB)
Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Iqaluit
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 53032-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GFNW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator FIRST AIR (107) Commercial
Make BAE - UK
Model HS 748 2B
Year Built 1978
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make ROLLS ROYCE - GY
Engine Model DART 534-2
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number FAB 824
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction,Diversion

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