Incident at Yellowknife, NWT


1997-05-23: When the a/c departed Yellowknife, the nose gear would not retract and remained in transit. The a/c returned to Yellowknife and after loitering in an attempt to solve the problem, requested ERS on standby. The a/c landed safely and maintenance later repaired a problem with the nose gear microswitch.


CADORS Number 1997C0290
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-05-16 - 18:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Yellowknife, NWT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By 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 FASC | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 7 103
Year Built 1982
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 Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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