Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Summary

2014-12-15: TSB A13A0094: The Exploits Valley Air Services Beech 1900D aircraft, registration C-GERI, was operating as EV173 for a cargo flight from Gander, NL (CYQX) to Deer Lake, NL. While on initial roll for takeoff on runway 13, there was a bang and the number 1 engine (Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67D) indicated a high interstage turbine temperature. The takeoff was rejected at low speed and the aircraft was brought to a stop on the runway without further incident. Both engines were shut down and the CYQX tower was contacted to advise that the aircraft remained on runway 13. The runway remained closed for approximately 20 minutes until the aircraft could be towed from the runway. The wind was light at CYQX and two local training flights were cleared for landing on CYQX runway 21 while runway 13 was closed. Company maintenance noted that the number 1 propeller was difficult to turn by hand due to an internal failure of the number 1 engine. The engine was removed and sent to engine overhaul facility. An engineering report detailing the damage will be provided to the TSB at a later date.
2014-12-15: An Exploits Valley Air Services Ltd. Beech 1900D (C-GERI / EV173) cleared for take off from Gander, NL (CYQX) to Deer Lake, NL (CYDF), started to roll at low speed and then requested to taxi back to hangar. EV173 was given taxi clearance but then stopped on the runway with no lights and engine stopped. Once communication was re-established EV173 indicated that the aircraft would have to be towed off the runway. The aircraft was towed off the runway at 2216Z. Two aircraft were switched to runway 21 for the duration.

Details


CADORS Number 2013A0742
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-08-07 - 21:55
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
TSB Occurrence Number A13A0094
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 164553-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Aerodrome,Abrupt manoeuvre
Events Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GERI | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Exploits Valley Air Services Ltd.
Operator EXPLOITS VALLEY AIR SERVICES LTD (6676) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 1900D
1900D
Year Built 1995
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY-CAN
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-67D
PT6A-67D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number EV173
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 704
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down,Engine - malfunction,Rejected take-off

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