Incident at Swannell


1996-09-06: Sept. 03 - a ferry permit was issued for damaged A/C Swannell airstrip to Kamloops. Sept. 05 - discussions with local pilot revealed that the aircraft was landing at Swannell and the pilot realized the gear was not down. The A/C aborted the landing but contacted the runway surface damaging the propellers and belly of the aircraft.. He continued and completed a circuit with a poor performing aircraft and landed with gear down. It would appear that passengers were onboard during this incident.


CADORS Number 1996P0408
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transport Canada
Occurred At 1996-09-03 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Swannell
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transport Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FBAD | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31 350
PA31 350
Year Built 1977
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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