Incident at Whitehorse, YT

Summary

1999-09-16: The pilot of CF-TFS, a Cessna 210, departed Runway 13R at Whitehorse at 0010Z enroute to Beaver Creek and the Tower observed that the aircraft's gear was only partially retracted. At 0016Z, the pilot advised that he was returning. When the aircraft was on final for Runway 13R, the Tower observed that the gear appeared fully extended. Aircraft landed safely at 0020Z. OPI - Maintenance and Manufacturing UPDATE M. & M. reported that the AMO stated that the problem has not been resolved. Modifications were performed to remove gear doors and the gear was swung and rigged to their satisfaction prior to test flight. Report to follow when information is available. UPDATE In a further update, M. & M. reported that the AMO found that the aircraft landing gear was not rigged properly when the aircraft initially came into the hangar (they suspect the main landing gear was resting on the gear doors in the up position). When the mod to remove the gear doors was incorporated, the gear would not stay locked in the up position. Additional rigging is under way.

Details


CADORS Number 1999C0674
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-08-06 - 00:10
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Yukon, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Whitehorse, YT
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
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 210
Year Built 1960
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make CONTINENTAL
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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