Incident at Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Summary

1995-09-23: Pilot declared an emergency due right main gear not indicating down. Tower controller advised FSS and firehall. Aircraft spent approximately 1.5 hours burning of excess fuel and coordinating (through the tower) with company operations. Air crew made decision to belly land aircraft, but on final attempt, gear indicated down correctly. Aircraft landed without further incident at 1703Z. Ops. Impact -- minimal.

Details


CADORS Number 1995O0468
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-09-23 - 15:34
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
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
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator SOUTH WEST AIR LIMITED (3385)
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31
PA31
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SWC551
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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