Incident at Tuktoyaktuk, NT


1999-07-13: C-GJNH, a Piper PA-31 with 4 people on board, was on approach to Tuktoyaktuk and it appeared to the CARS operator that the a/c almost touched down with the landing gear retracted. Apparently, the propeller tips struck the runway surface and the pilot applied power and pulled up. The a/c then completed a circuit and landed safely. It was reported that about 1/4 inch of the prop tips were shaved from the props. After consulting with his maintenance department, the pilot elected to depart for his base at Inuvik, where the a/c arrived. The company reported that the propellers have been repaired. OPI - Enforcement


CADORS Number 1999C0562
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-07-10 - 22:57
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Tuktoyaktuk, NT
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 GJNH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31 350
PA31 350
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make LYCOMING
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 - incorrect configuration,Propeller/rotor strike

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