Incident at Thunder Bay, Ont.


1997-09-26: Mesaba3226 overshot runway at Thunder Bay at 0245z. The pilot indicated that he had a problem with the left main gear indicator. After being given some time to assess the situation the pilot was vectored for final approach for runway 07. ERS was on standby. The flight landed safely at 0315z. There was 3 CREW, 9 PASSENGERS, and 800 LBS of fuel. After landing the pilot apparently determined that the problem was a faulty bulb in the landing gear indicator.


CADORS Number 1997O0261
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-05-29 - 02:54
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Thunder Bay, Ont.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator MESABA AVIATION, INC. (5297) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

Leave a Comment