Incident at Churchill, MB


1997-06-30: C-GWNU was inbound from South Knife Lake and was landing on Runway 07. The pilot forgot to lower the wheels on the amphibious floats and came to a halt about 2000 feet from the threshold of the gravel runway. With the help of airport staff, the a/c was able to get it's wheels extended and it taxied to the apron. Damage to the floats was limited to paint scrapes and the a/c departed Churchill the same day.


CADORS Number 1997C0404
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-06-29 - 18:33
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Churchill, MB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Abnormal runway contact

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GWNU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model A185F
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land & Sea
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear - incorrect configuration

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