Incident at Thunder Bay

Summary

1996-02-13: The crew of a Bearskin Lake Air Service Ltd. Beech model A100 King Air reported that they did not have a down-and-locked indication for the aircraft nose wheel landing gear. The landing gear appeared to be in an extended position when the aircraft flew past the Thunder Bay control tower. ERS were called to standby and the aircraft landed without further incident. Inspection of the nose wheel landing gear indication system revealed that the down lock microswitch was contaminated with dirt. The microswitch was cleaned and the aircraft was returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 1994C0074
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-03-03 - 19:32
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Thunder Bay
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GNEX | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner BEARSKIN LAKE AIR SERVICE LTD.
Operator BEARSKIN LAKE AIR SERVICE LTD. (1322) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of A100
A100
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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