Incident at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


1997-03-21: Westwind 1100, a Cessna 401 was enroute Saskatoon from Lloydminster. This was the culmination of a round robin chartered flight which had originated at Saskatoon earlier in the day. The pilot, after selecting gear down, noted an unsafe indication. He advised tower of his possible problem and did a fly by of the tower with the gear extended. Tower personnel advised the pilot that the gear appeared down and locked. The pilot landed at Saskatoon without further incident. There were besides the pilot 2 SOB. Company maintenance found a chaffed wire in the right wheel well which gave an intermittent false gear indication. The wire was replaced and the aircraft is back in service.


CADORS Number 1995C0285
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-08-01 - 21:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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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
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 401
Year Built
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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