Incident at HEARST (RENÉ FONTAINE) MUNI ON (CYHF) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)


1996-01-30: The pilot failed to extend the landing gear on approach to runway 04 and performed a gear-up landing on the aircraft's belly and propellors. The pilot reported no aircraft system malfunctions. Two (2) pilots (both captains for aircraft type) were acting as crew; two passengers were also on board (one was an O.P.P. officer returning to Hearst and the other was an Earlton Airways in-flight medical attendant). No injuries to the four S.O.B. Damage -- underbelly antennas and propellors. Ops. impact -- runway 04/22 closed from 2200Z to 0130Z. ELT checked but did not activate.


CADORS Number 1996O0036
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-01-30 - 21:50
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYHF
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Hearst (Réné Fontaine) Municipal Airport
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories Aerodrome,Abnormal runway contact
Events Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GMOZ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator EARLTON AIRWAYS LIMITED (2479) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear - incorrect configuration

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