Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

Summary

2010-05-31: UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: The electrical system was inspected and a burnt wire at the alternator connection was found. The electrical connection was replaced and a new alternator was installed. The aircraft was ground run and found serviceable.
2010-05-25: C-GZLX, Cessna 172N, enroute from Moncton (CYQM) to Saint John (CYSJ), was requested to issue the transponder code to identify the aircraft but at that moment radar target was lost. After landing, the pilot advised of an electrical problem and that just prior to the request there was a burning smell in the cockpit. The smell was of a short duration. Nil TSB.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A0430
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-05-21 - 04:26
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYSJ
Aerodrome Name SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Saint John (CYSJ)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 119153-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 GZLX | 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 CESSNA
CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 172N
172N
Year Built 1977
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of O-320-H2AD
O-320-H2AD
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Aircraft navigation/communication equipment,Electrical problem

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