Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2010-12-29: Shortly after departure, SLQ200, Piper PA31 350, enroute from Halifax (CYHZ) to Sydney (CYQY), at 08:43Z, reported the loss of cockpit lighting for the instrument panel. The aircraft returned to Halifax and landed safely at 09:35Z.
2011-01-04: UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: On arrival in Halifax, maintenance checked all wiring, potentiometers and the circuit breaker with no problems found. During this testing the aircraft battery voltage was found low and erratic. It was concluded from past experience that this would cause spikes in the electrical system so they replaced the battery and released the aircraft. There has been no reoccurrenceof this problem.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A1297
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-12-28 - 09:16
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Aerodrome Name HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Halifax Stanfield International Airport (CYHZ)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 127659-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 FFFH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner SKYLINK EXPRESS INC.
Operator SKYLINK EXPRESS INC. (8857) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31 350
PA31 350
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model LTIO-540-J2BD
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SLQ200
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Electrical problem

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