Incident at SMITHERS


1996-01-25: After take off, the crew heard a loud noise and thought they had a problem with the nose gear door. They returned to Smithers where maintenance determined that a failed proximity switch did not allow the nose gear to close properly.Air1: C-GETAAir2: DHC-8Air3: CANADIAN REGIONALOccurrence: AIRCRAFT INCIDENTClass: GGCategory: 213


CADORS Number 1994P0482
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-11-23 - 16:10
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, SMITHERS
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GETA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 301
Year Built 1989
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
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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