Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)


2014-12-12: A Jazz Aviation de Havilland DHC 8-311 (C-FADF/ JZA8791) from Saint John, NB (CYSJ) to Montreal, QC (CYUL) declared emergency immediately on departure. Instrument problems, the aircraft circled area for about 15 minutes, then advised that the issues were sorted out using a backup system and they proceeded to destination. No impact on the operation.
2014-12-12: UPDATE: AVIATION INCIDENT REPORT#13181: At 0900Z Saint John's Airport Emergency Services was notified and took position. Stood down at 0918Z.
2014-12-12: UPDATE: TSB REPORT#A13A0082: The Jazz Dash 8 300 (registration C-FADF) aeroplane had just departed Saint John (CYSJ) airport. After departure the crew noted several instrument failures including, yaw damp, auto pilot, flight director. The crew declared a Mayday and circled the airport while speaking to maintenance. The instruments came back on line and maintenance suspected an altitude heading reference system (AHRS) failure. Once the instruments were reset the crew elected to continue to destination. AHRS #2 had been placarded out of service and deferred. Maintenance replaced AHRS #2 and it tested serviceable; the aircraft was released to service.


CADORS Number 2013A0623
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-07-11 - 08:56
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYSJ
Aerodrome Name SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)
TSB Occurrence Number A13A0082
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 163226-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FADF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Jazz Aviation LP
Operator Jazz (5002) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC-8-311
Year Built 1991
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW123
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number JZA8791
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight instrument failure,Declared emergency/priority

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