Incident at Snow Lake, MB


1997-06-12: C-GBAO experienced a collapsed nose gear on landing at Snow Lake airport. There were no injuries and the a/c suffered slight damage. No other information is available as yet. The Winnipeg TSB is investigating. UPDATE When the pilot lowered the nose after landing, the nosewheel collapsed and continued to lower until the propellors contacted the runway surface. The a/c slid along the runway on it's nose until coming to rest just to the left of the centreline. The pilot shut down the a/c and all 8 occupants evacuated the a/c safely. The pilot confirmed that he saw three green gear lights prior to landing. Maintenance is investigating.


CADORS Number 1997C0346
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-06-10 - 22:50
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Snow Lake, MB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GBAO | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31 350
PA31 350
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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