Incident at Yellowknife, NT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Summary

1999-03-12: FAB 121, a Grumman G1, landed on Runway 33 at Yellowknife and the crew advised Tower that the a/c had blown a tire. The crew stopped the a/c on the runway and arranged for it to be towed to the apron. Runway 33 was closed for about 10 minutes during the occurrence. OPI - System Safety UPDATE TSB reported that the problem was a broken scissors on the nosewheel, not a blown tire as previously reported.

Details


CADORS Number 1999C0166
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-03-08 - 15:49
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Yellowknife, NT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GPTN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner BRADLEY AIR SERVICES LIMITED - FIRST AIR
Operator FIRST AIR Commercial
Make GRUMMAN
Model G 159
Year Built 1962
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number FAB 121
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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