Incident at ARCTIC BAY NU (CYAB) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)


2013-02-08: Upon landing at CYAB, a First Air Aerospatiale ATR72 (C-GLHR/ operating as FAB5884) on a IFR flight from Iqaluit (CYFB) to Arctic Bay (CYAB) brakes seized. Aircraft shutdown on runway, NOTAM was issued closing runway.
2017-03-06: UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: February 7, 2013, aircraft ATR 72 registration C-GLHR operating flight 5884 landed in Arctic Bay (YAB) and inboard brakes on both sides locked up and would not release. The aircraft skidded down the center line of the runway. Maintenance upon arriving at the aircraft discovered tires #2, #3 and #4 had signs of tread rubber reversion. Tires #3 and #4 were replaced. Tire #2 was serviceable. Brake units #2, #3 and #4 were confirmed frozen during inspection with the main wheels removed. The brake units were heated to remove moisture and confirmed to rotate freely. The brake units were also inspected for general condition and leaks with no fault found. The normal braking operational test was carried out with no faults found i.a.w. ATR JIC. Aircraft was returned to service and positioned back to YFB.


CADORS Number 2013C0543
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-02-07 - 17:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYAB
Aerodrome Name ARCTIC BAY NU (CYAB)
Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Arctic Bay (CYAB)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 157418-V2
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GLHR | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator FIRST AIR (107) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AEROSPATIALE
Model ATR 72 212
Year Built 1995
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model PW127
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number FAB5884
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Brakes - other

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