Incident at 60nm north of St. John's


1997-12-01: Around 60 miles north of St. John's, the pilot requested to return to St. John's due to an inoperative landing gear light. The flight landed at 1110z with no assistance required. No assistance required. Aircraft landed safely at 1110z. Maintenance again inspected the gear system and did not find a cause for the problem to re-occur. (ref: Cador 97A0546) It appears the problem may have been weather related. The aircraft will undergo a maintenance test flight before being returned to service. TSB closed.


CADORS Number 1997A0547
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-11-28 - 10:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 60nm north of St. John's
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 FCJD | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR ATLANTIC Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1989
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ATL461
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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