Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)


2015-08-24: Update from Maintenance & Manufacturing: After trouble shooting was carried out by maintenance is was determined that the elevator trim cable protective tubing was found to be unsecured from bracket, causing the elevator trim to become jammed. The tubing was re-secured and the trim system was function tested serviceable. The remainder of the system was inspected with no additional defects noted. The aircraft was returned to service. A fleet wide inspection has been initiated to inspect this subject area.
2015-07-06: TSB Report#A15A0036: The Exploits Valley Air Services Beechcraft 1900 (registration C-GERI) aircraft was enroute from St John's to Gander on a freight run and had just leveled off. The electric elevator trim was found to be stuck and the manual trim wheel would not move. The trim was near neutral position so the crew continued to Gander and landed without incident. The aircraft was parked by the crew and the trim issue snagged in the logbook. Maintenance found the elevator trim cable protective tubing to be unsecured and causing the elevator trim to stick. The protective tubing was re-secured and the trim system operated with no faults. A Service Difficulty Report (SDR) is being completed.


CADORS Number 2015A0517
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transport Canada, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2015-06-07 - 06:37
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYT
Aerodrome Name ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
TSB Occurrence Number A15A0036
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transport Canada, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

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.
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 1900D
Year Built 1995
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-67D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 704
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail)

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