Accident at Chauvin, AB


1997-10-03: The pilot of C-GGEN was doing some solo touch and goes at his farm airstrip. On one of the landings, as the a/c touched down, the pilot reported that the gear folded up and the a/c settled on it's belly and slid to a stop. The pilot was not injured in the incident, but the a/c sustained damage to the propellor, gear doors and belly. The pilot reported that he does not remember if there was a "green" indication for the gear, and because he was wearing a headset at the time, does not recall if there was a gear warning horn. The gear warning horn in that a/c is not wired into the audio panel. An AME will look at the a/c to ascertain the extent of the damage. UPDATE An AME who examined the a/c found that the gear extended normally, the gear light illuminated normally, and the gear warning horn sounded normally. The a/c was lifted, and the gear showed no apparent damage. The gear was then cycled several times and no malfunction was detected.


CADORS Number 1997C0665
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-09-26 - 01:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Chauvin, AB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Abnormal runway contact

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of MOONEY
Model M20K
Year Built 1982
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear,Propeller/rotor strike

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