Incident at J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT

Summary

2011-01-11: UPDATE TSB: A10A0126: The ExpressJet Airlines E145, operating as BTA4913, was on a flight from Newark, NJ (KEWR) to St John's, NL (CYYT) where the flight crew performed a missed approach due to poor weather. The flight then proceeded to their alternate airport at Stephenville, NF (CYJT) where the flight crew again carried out a missed approach due to poor weather. The flight then proceeded to Halifax, NS (CYHZ) as a second alternate when the flight crew observed and declared a minimum fuel emergency at 12:20 Atlantic Standard Time (AST). The aircraft landed without further incident in Sydney, NS (CYQY) at 12:30 AST.
2010-12-22: BTA4913, Embraer EMB-145XR, enroute from Newark (KEWR) to St. John?s (CYYT), conducted a missed approach at St. John?s and then proceeded to Halifax (CYHZ) as the alternate airport. Enroute to Halifax the flight declared a minimum fuel emergency. BTA4913 landed safely in Sydney (CYQY) at 16:30Z. There was no impact on operations. TSB Case Closed.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A1285
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-12-22 - 16:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQY
Aerodrome Name J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Sydney (CYQY)
TSB Occurrence Number A10A0126
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 127535-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator EXPRESSJET AIRLINES, INC. (12661) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of EMBRAER
EMBRAER
Model EMB-145XR
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number BTA4913
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Diversion,Weather - visibility

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