Incident at FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)


2019-08-09: A North Cariboo Flying Service Beech 200 (C-FCGM/NCB911) on a flight from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) reported a minor mechanical issue, and requested to return to Fort St. John with no assistance required. No impact to operations.
2019-09-10: UPDATE from Airworthiness: A Civil Aviation Safety Inspector (CASI) looked into this occurrence. During climb out from Fort St. John, BC (CYXJ) the pilot flying noticed their attitude indicator was acting “sluggish”. The crew continued to monitor the indicator, and once the aircraft was levelled off the attitude indicator continued to show a climb of 5 degrees in level flight. The crew consulted the aircraft Minimum Equipment List (MEL) and made the decision to return to Fort St. John. Troubleshooting was performed by the company’s maintenance department which indicated a faulty gyro. No further action required.


CADORS Number 2019P1947
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA,Transport Canada
Occurred At 2019-08-08 - 1700 Z
Day or Night? day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYXJ
Aerodrome Name FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, FORT ST. JOHN BC (CYXJ)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 253879-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA,Transport Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FCGM | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type
Owner North Cariboo Flying Service Ltd
Operator NORTH CARIBOO FLYING SERVICE LTD. (1444) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 200
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-41
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number NCB911
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart Unknown
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'Flight instrument failure','Diversion'

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