Incident at Portage La Prairie, MB


1997-05-16: The a/c was returning from an IFR training flight and when the crew selected gear down they got an unsafe indication and the gear warning horn sounded. The a/c flew in the local area for an hour to burn fuel, then declared an emergency. The a/c landed on Runway 13R without incident. The a/c was shut down on the runway and towed to the ramp. Maintenance traced the problem to a faulty gear indicator unit and will submit an SDR to Transport Canada.


CADORS Number 1997C0271
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-05-15 - 16:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Portage La Prairie, MB
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 GMBX | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model C90A
Year Built 1992
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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