Jazz DH8C at Kelowna on Apr 20th 2016, rejected takeoff due to flight control problems

Last Update: May 3, 2016 / 19:52:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 20, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-8417

Aircraft Registration
C-GNON

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

A Jazz de Havilland Dash 8-300, registration C-GNON performing flight QK-8417 from Kelowna,BC to Vancouver,BC (Canada), was accelerating for takeoff from Kelowna's runway 34 when the crew experienced difficulties with the flight controls, rejected takeoff and returned to the apron.

The flight was cancelled.

The Canadian TSB reported that maintenance checked the cockpit under-floor cable runs and quadrants and found the left hand elevator bearing were dry requiring lubrication. The left hand elevator bearings were replaced.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 20, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-8417

Aircraft Registration
C-GNON

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

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