Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2010-03-04: Immediately following departure from Halifax (CYHZ), enroute to Yarmouth (CYQI), the pilot of C-FYKQ, Piper PA31, advised the tower that they were returning due to an open door. The IFR flight plan was cancelled and the aircraft landed on Runway 05 without further incident at 19:38Z. The aircraft departed several minutes later and again returned for the same reason. The aircraft arrived safely the second time on Runway 05 at 19:47Z.
2010-03-10: UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: After departure from Halifax (CYHZ), an oil access door opened. The aircraft returned to Halifax, the door closed and then it happened a second time. This time the door was secured with metal tape without further incident. Upon return from Yarmouth (CYQI), repairs were carried out to the door hinge in accordance with applicable standards.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A0189
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-03-03 - 19:34
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Aerodrome Name HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Halifax Intl (CYHZ)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 116691-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FYKQ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner MARITIME AIR CHARTER LIMITED
Operator MARITIME AIR CHARTER LIMITED (10413) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31
PA31
Year Built 1969
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model TIO-540-A2B
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Door/canopy openings indications

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