Incident at Moncton NB

Summary

1997-11-25: C-GNPE PA44 reported a gear problem. Did a fly-by in front of tower. Three wheels showing down but no indication they were secure. ERS requested to standby. Aircraft landed safely 1700z. No other assistance required. TSB evaluating. Other interested parties MAH-QM Update: The landing gear down indicator lights are wired through the Nav Light Switch so that the gear down indicator lights are dimmed when the Nav Light Switch is selected to "ON". Maintenance indentified that the Nav light Switch had malfunctioned causing the gear down indicator lights to lose their electrical ground preventing them from illuminating. The Nav Light Switch was replaced.

Details


CADORS Number 1997A0539
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-11-21 - 17:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Moncton NB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GNPE | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner MONCTON FLIGHT CENTRE LTD
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model PA44 180
Year Built 1978
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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