Incident at Saskatoon, SK

Summary

1997-12-10: WEW 1021 was on approach into Yorkton with 2 people on board, when the pilot advised that there was an unsafe indication on the left main gear. The pilot decided to return to Regina, however when the pilot received the Regina weather (200 foot overcast, 1.5 miles visibility), he then elected to divert to Saskatoon. WEW landed safely at Saskatoon at 1427Z with CFR on standby. ACA 103 was delayed for about 5 minutes on the ground as a result of the incident. Maintenance later reported that there was a broken wire on the left main gear. The wire has been replaced and the a/c put back into service. OPI - System Safety UPDATE Maintenance reports that it was the right main gear that was problematic, not the left. They discovered a broken wire on the down and lock switch. They repaired the wire, swung the gear, and put the a/c back into service.

Details


CADORS Number 1997C0835
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-12-09 - 14:14
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Saskatoon, SK
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GSQD | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner WEST WIND AVIATION INC
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 401
Year Built 1968
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WEW 1021
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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