Incident at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


1996-12-24: The aircraft departed Prince Albert VFR to Estevan with the pilot and one passenger on board. The pilot advised ATC that due to a gear problem (gear would not retract) he was diverting to Saskatoon, where a normal landing was accomplished. Cold weather is the suspected culprit with this particular occurrence.


CADORS Number 1996C0578
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-12-22 - 17:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA28R 180
Year Built 1968
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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