Incident at Portage La Prairie/Southport


1997-03-07: A Beech C90A King Air landed during a touch and go, and when the crew selected flaps up, they did not retract. The crew did not realise this, and continued the takeoff. On downwind, with the landing gear up and the flaps still down, the crew retarded the throttles to descend and the gear warning activated. The crew selected the landing gear down and the gear extended and locked. The crew landed the aircraft without further incident with CFR standing by. Maintenance could not duplicate the flap retraction fault after the flight, and the aircraft was returned to service. The Beech C90A landing gear warning is designed to activate when the flaps are down, and the gear is up. The operator has experienced a number of similar flap retraction malfunctions, and has submitted a batch Service Difficulty Report to Transport Canada. The operator has issued a directive forbidding touch and go circuits; training is now conducted with stop and go circuits.


CADORS Number 1994C0188
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-05-31 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Portage La Prairie/Southport
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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 GMBD | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model C90A
Year Built 1992
Engine Type Turbo prop
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Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail)

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