Sky Regional DH8D at Moncton on Apr 21st 2014, passenger detects wheel damage

Last Update: April 30, 2014 / 20:31:36 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 21, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RS-7527

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FSRW

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Sky Regional de Havilland Dash 8-400 on behalf of Air Canada, registration C-FSRW performing flight RS-7527/AC-7527 from Moncton,NB to Montreal,QC (Canada), was in the initial climb when a passenger notified the crew the outboard right hand main wheel had suddenly stopped during the departure roll and had started to emit smoke. The crew decided to continue the flight to Montreal. Upon descending towards Montreal the crew notified ATC of the problem with the wheel and requested emergency services on stand by for the arrival. The aircraft landed safely on Montreal's runway 24R.

The Canadian TSB reported that the right main wheel bearing, the brake, wheel and and axle assembly were replaced. The aircraft manufacturer is investigating the occurrence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 21, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RS-7527

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FSRW

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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