Accident at WINNIPEG / ST. ANDREWS MB (CYAV)

Summary

2016-03-10: TSB#A16C0018: The Winnipeg Aviation Piper PA28-140 aircraft, C-GQPN, was on approach to St. Andrews, MB (CYAV) with an instructor and a student on board. Prior to touch down at approximately 50 feet AGL, a snap was heard and the control column response was found to be very sluggish. The pilot was able to round out the aircraft just prior to touch down. The aircraft landed safely and taxied back to the ramp. A maintenance inspection of the control system revealed a complete failure of the control column T-bar assembly. The control column T-bar assembly will be sent to the TSB laboratory for further analysis.

Details


CADORS Number 2016C0338
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2016-02-13 - 20:39
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYAV
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / ST. ANDREWS MB (CYAV)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, WINNIPEG / ST. ANDREWS MB (CYAV)
TSB Occurrence Number A16C0018
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GQPN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Winnipeg Aviation (2003) Ltd.
Operator WINNIPEG AVIATION (2003) LTD. (3062) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model PA-28-140
Year Built 1977
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of O-320-E3D
O-320-E3D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule VFR
CARS Subpart 406
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail)

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