Incident at Southport, Manitoba


1996-12-16: While the crew of Mustang 85 were accomplishing a series of touch and go landings, an emergency was declared because of fumes in the cockpit. While the aircraft was on final approach the crew reported an unsafe gear indication and executed a missed approach. While manually lowering the gear, the crew then reported smoke in the cockpit at which point both pilots dawned oxygen masks. The aircraft landed safely at 0155Z with CFR on standby. DND and Field Aviation are investigating this occurrence. TSB advised. UPDATE: Maintenance inspection revealed burned wiring in the landing gear motor.


CADORS Number 1996C0554
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-12-10 - 01:55
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Southport, Manitoba
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GMBC | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model C90A
Year Built 1992
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number Mustang 85
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear,Fire/smoke (warning)

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