Incident at Halifax NS


1997-01-23: LAL 642 on a flight from Charlottetown to Halifax had no indication on the landing gear light on approach to Halifax. Overshot at 1403Z. Tower indicated that the gear appeared to be down. Landed safely on runway 24 at 1415Z. Aircraft departed Halifax under their MEL for Charlottetown where repairs would be done. UPDATE: After touchdown at Halifax with ERS on standby the right gear light, which was out, illuminated. The aircraft was flown to Charlottetown with the landing gear down under MEL 32-4. The right landing gear actuator had recently been replaced. Maintenance in Charlottetown cleaned and adjusted the right landing gear down microswitch and returned the aircraft to service.


CADORS Number 1997A0029
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-01-22 - 14:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Halifax NS
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GLAL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Model SD3 30 300
Year Built 1982
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number LAL642
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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