Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2015-03-05: Update from Maintenance & Manufacturing: The flight crew reported that the landing gear lights did not illuminate during the approach. The aircraft was removed from service and inspected by maintenance. The annunciator control was found at fault and replaced. Gear swings and function checks were carried out. The system was tested serviceable and the aircraft was returned to service.
2015-02-18: While on approach Runway 05, an Exploits Valley Air Services Beech 1900D (C-GLHO / EV7589) from Moncton, NB (CYQM) to Halifax, NS (CYHZ) advised the tower of an indicator problem and asked to circle to troubleshoot. 9 minutes later, aircraft advised they were inbound for landing but requested Emergency Response Services (ERS) on standby as a precaution. Aircraft landed safely at 1126Z. As a result, several arrivals were delayed up to 10 minutes.
2015-03-05: UPDATE: TSB Report#A15A0007: The Exploits Valley Air Service Ltd. Beechcraft 1900D, registration C-GLHO, was operating as EV7589 on a scheduled flight from Moncton, NB to Halifax. NS (CYHZ). On approach to CYHZ the crew selected the landing gear down and noted that they had not received a landing gear down position indication. The crew elected to overshoot and coordinated with the CYHZ tower to hold so that they could troubleshoot the problem. The crew could see that the main landing gear was down, tested the down position lamps as serviceable and noted that the in-transit indication was extinguished. The crew then selected a manual extension to assure landing gear hydraulic system pressure was present and returned to CYHZ for a landing with ARRF requested to stand by. The flight landed without further incident. Company maintenance replaced an annunciator system printed circuit board and confirmed correct indication during functional testing. A service difficulty report was filed by the operator with Transport Canada.

Details


CADORS Number 2015A0113
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transport Canada, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2015-02-09 - 11:13
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 INTL NS (CYHZ)
TSB Occurrence Number A15A0007
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 183931-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transport Canada, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Undershoot/overshoot,System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GLHO | 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 1997
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 EV7589
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 704
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Overshoot/missed approach,Landing gear

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