Incident at Gander, Nfld.


1996-05-21: Aircraft departed from Gander to Portland, Me. Immediately after departure the pilot advised that he could not retract his landing gear.Pilot requested a fly-by the tower, gear confirmed extended. Aircraft continued enroute and advised that he would attempt to retract gear while enroute. TSB evaluating. UPDATE - The pilot did a touch and go at Stephenville and attempted another gear retraction. When the gear remained extended he landed the aircraft and had it refuelled. He observed that components of the left main gear retract mechanism were corroded and he suspected this to contribute to the problem. He said he would continue the flight to Portland with the gear extended. TSB case closed.


CADORS Number 1995A0118
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-01-18 - 16:01
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander, Nfld.
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
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 402B
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N361JP
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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