Tuesday, October 30, 2012

C-FBCW, Cessna 560 Citation V (1192) Can-West Corporate Air Charters based Calgary

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Record #1
Cadors Number: 2012C4699 
Reporting Region: Prairie & Northern 
Occurrence Information
Occurrence Type: Incident 
Occurrence Date: 2012-10-30 
Occurrence Time: 1223 Z 
Day Or Night: night-time 
Canadian Aerodrome ID: CYEG 
Aerodrome Name: Edmonton International Airport 
Occurrence Location: Edmonton International Airport (CYEG) 
Province: Alberta 
Country: CANADA 
World Area: North America 
Reported By: NAV CANADA 
AOR Number: 154091-V1 
TSB Class Of Investigation:
TSB Occurrence No:
Aircraft Information
Flight #:
Aircraft Category: Aeroplane 
Country of Registration: CANADA 
Model: 560 
Year Built: 1992 
Amateur Built: No 
Engine Model: JT15D-5D 
Engine Type: Turbo fan 
Gear Type: Land 
Phase of Flight: Landing 
Damage: Unknown 
Operator Type: Commercial 
Event Information
Aerodrome or runway shutdown
Runway excursion
Detail Information
User Name: Ridley, Rod 
Date: 2012-10-30 
Further Action Required: No 
O.P.I.: System Safety 
Narrative: C-FBCW, a Cessna Citation operated by Can-West, was landing on Runway 02 at Edmonton when Tower observed sparks emanating from the aircraft upon landing. The aircraft skidded off the runway and came to rest near the Taxiway B4 exit. One of the two crew was injured; there were no passengers on board. Runway 02/20 is NOTAM'd closed until 1900z (1300 local time). TSB report to follow. 

EDMONTON - A team of Transportation Safety Board investigators is looking into a landing accident Tuesday morning at the Edmonton International Airport. 

 Emergency crews responded to the accident around 6:30 a.m., airport spokeswoman Traci Bednard said.

Two people on board the plane, a Cessna Citation 560, walked away from the crash without any injuries, Bednard added.

The plane was en route from the City Centre Airport for a regularly scheduled landing at the international.

The aircraft remains on the runway and can’t be moved until after TSB officials finish their investigation, meaning the airport currently has only one operational runway.

“We provide access to the site (and) they do the investigation,” she said. “Then they have to tow the aircraft off the runway. We still expect it to be some time.”

The closure, coupled with Tuesday morning’s icy weather, has already caused some delays for travellers, but she said some of those delays are just a few minutes.

She urged travellers to check the airport website for any flight delays.

“It’s really good practice, today especially, to be checking the website,” she said.

There are currently at least 14 affected flights, with most delays listed between five and 30 minutes.


The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada has deployed a team of investigators to an aircraft accident at the Edmonton International Airport Tuesday.

Traci Bednard, a spokesperson with the Edmonton International Airport, confirms there was an incident at the EIA.

Global News has learned that the accident happened around 6:30 Tuesday morning. There were two people on board the Cessna Citation 560 when it approached from the City Centre airport for a scheduled landing at EIA.

Bednard says the aircraft experienced a "hard landing" on Runway 2.

The two people on board were not injured, and were able to walk away from the crash.

The plane remains on the runway, which will remain closed for a few hours. TSB investigators began examining the scene shortly after 9 am Tuesday. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.

Airport officials say air passengers could see some delays later Tuesday because the aircraft has closed runway 2, and because there is freezing rain in the area.