Incident at Thunder Bay, Ontario


1996-12-10: Shortly after departing Thunder Bay for Toronto, the crew of Air Canada 510 advised Thunder Bay that they had trouble retracting the landing gear and were returning to Thunder Bay with a three green down and locked indication. ERS was on standby. The aircraft landed safely without further incident. TSB to update. UPDATE: Maintenance found that the nose gear oleo had gone flat. The oleo was serviced, the gear operated normally and the aircraft was returned to service.


CADORS Number 1996C0463
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-11-04 - 00:37
Day or Night? Night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Thunder Bay, Ontario
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FTMD | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
Model DC9 32
Year Built 1968
Engine Type Turbo jet
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA510
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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