Incident at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


1997-01-13: The aircraft with a crew of 5 and 53 passengers on board was enroute Saskatoon from Minneapolis on a routine scheduled flight. The aircraft was on approach to 09 at Saskatoon when the crew advised Saskatoon tower that he had an unsafe left main gear indication. The crew initiated a missed approach and proceeded north of the field to check out the problem. CFR was advised and responded. The crew then advised Saskatoon that they had a three green (safe) indication and returned to the field where an uneventful landing was accomplished. The situation was stood down at 2158Z. No other aircraft were inconvenienced. UPDATE: Maintenance inspection revealed no mechanical malfunction in the landing gear system. The left main gear switches were cleaned and lubricated and several gear swings were carried out with satisfactory results.


CADORS Number 1997C0016
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-01-06 - 17:28
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Model DC 9
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number NWA1127
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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