Incident at Thompson


1996-02-02: C404 was approaching Thompson, Manitoba on a scheduled flight from God's Narrows, Manitoba. When the pilot selected the landing gear down, the left main landing gear did not indicate that it was down and locked. Pilot executed a missed approach, and performed the aircraft's published emergency gear extension procedure. The left main gear still did not indicate down and locked and the pilot advised the tower. He requested ERS and landed without further incident. The pilot and 3 passengers were not injured. Maintenance found a broken wire from the 'gear down' microswitch to the gear indication light. The wire was repaired and the aircraft returned to service.


CADORS Number 1994C0060
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-02-23 - 20:55
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Thompson
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GZDY | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 404
Year Built
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Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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