Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Summary

2010-01-25: C-FZKH, Piper PA44 180, advised that it had experienced a directional gyro failure and was returning to the airport. The aircraft landed safely at 21:02Z. Nil TSB.
2010-01-27: UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: Maintenance inspected the aircraft and found the FREE/SLAVE selector was set to free mode without the pilot?s knowledge. Slave mode was selected and taxi tests carried out. The heading indicator was found to be operating normally.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A0075
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-01-22 - 20:57
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYFC
Aerodrome Name FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Fredericton (CYFC)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 115522-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FZKH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner THE MONCTON FLYING CLUB (MONCTON FLIGHT COLLEGE)
Operator THE MONCTON FLYING CLUB (763) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model PA44 180
Year Built 2000
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model O-360-A1H6
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight instrument failure

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