Incident at WINNIPEG

Summary

1996-01-17: B737 NWT C-GNWN INITIAL NOTIFICATION RECEIVED FROM TSB. NOT REPORTED THROUGH CADORS SYSTEM. LANDING GEAR DID NOT RETRACT AFTER TAKEOFF. THE A/C RETURNED TO WINNIPEG FOR LANDING. MAINTENANCE DETERMINED THAT THE NOSE OLEO HAD LOST ITS NITROGEN CHARGE THE RESULT IS THAT THE NOSE GEAR WILL NOT LOCK UP AFTER AN UP SELECTION. THE NOSE OLEO SEALS WERE REPLACED. THE LANDING GEAR WAS SWUNG AND THE AICRAFT RETURNED TO SERVICE. NWT HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN USING GREEN TWEED SEALS AND HAD BEEN ENCOUNTERING SEAL FAILURES UNDER THE EXTREMELY COLD CONDITIONS OF NORTHERN CANADA. THE COMPANY IS NOW TRYING A NEW TYPE OF STATIC SEAL THAT HAS BEEN USED BY CANADIAN AIRLINES WITH SOME SUCCESS. TIME = 2030Z.Air1: Air2: Air3: Occurrence: Class: IICategory: 213

Details


CADORS Number 1994C0004
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-01-04 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, WINNIPEG
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GNWN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner NORTHWEST TERRITORIAL AIRWAYS LTD
Operator NORTHWEST TERRITORIAL AIRWAYS Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 737 210C
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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