Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2011-02-18: UPDATE TSB: A11A0004: The Jazz Air LP de Havilland Dash 8-300, registration C-GVON, was operating as JZA788 on a flight from Montreal, QC to Saint John, NB. On approach to Saint John, the crew selected flaps to 15 degrees but observed a flap position of zero degrees and visually confirmed that no flap movement had occurred. After carrying out a missed approach and completing the emergency checklist items, the crew requested and received clearance to divert flight to Halifax, NS. The aircraft landed without further incident with ARFF standing by. Maintenance crews found the flap selector handle micro-switch sticking. The micro-switch was replaced, the flap actuator cleaned, flap selection and indication was tested serviceable and the aircraft was returned to service.
2011-02-07: JZA788, DHC 8 301, on approach at Saint John (CYSJ) was unable to activate the flaps. The flight crew elected to divert to Halifax (CYHZ). The flight requested emergency equipment to be on standby. The aircraft landed without incident at 16:56Z. There was no impact on operations. See also CADORS 2011A0091. TSB Case Closed.

Details


CADORS Number 2011A0092
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2011-02-04 - 16:56
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 Stanfield International Airport (CYHZ)
TSB Occurrence Number A11A0004
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 128759-V2
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 GVON | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner JAZZ AIR LP - AIR CANADA JAZZ
Operator JAZZ AVIATION LP, AS REPRESENTED BY ITS GENERAL PARTNER, AVIATION GENERAL PARTNER INC. (5002) Commercial
Make DEHAVILLAND - CAN
Model DHC 8 301
Year Built 1989
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY-CAN
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW123
PW123
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number JZA788
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail)

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