Incident at Peace River, AB

Summary

1999-10-20: WHEN THE GEAR WAS SELECTED DOWN ON APPROACH INTO PEACE RIVER, AB THE CREW OF C-FDND, A DHC-8, HEARD A LOUD NOISE. THE GEAR INDICATED DOWN AND LOCKED. THE CAPTAIN ASKED THE FLIGHT ATTENDANT TO CHECK TO MAIN GEAR FOR ABNORMALITIES WHILE THEY WENT AROUND FOR ANOTHER APPROACH. WHILE LINING UP FOR THE SECOND APPROACH, THE CREW OBSERVED THE NO. 2 HYDRAULIC SYSTEM WAS DEPLETED. THE CREW DID ANOTHER GO-AROUND WHILE THE CHECKLIST WAS COMPLETED. THE DHC-8 LANDED SAFELY AND ROLLED OUT TO THE END OF RUNWAY 22 TO TURN AROUND DUE TO NOSEWHEEL STEERING BEING INOPERATIVE. WHILE AT THE BAY AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY ANOTHER AIRCRAFT LANDED. AFTER THE OTHER AIRCRAFT CLEARED THE RUNWAY, FLIGHT 1259 TAXIED TO THE TERMINAL. OPI - System Safety UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the a/c experienced a loud bang upon gear down selection on approach into YPE. The crew did a go-around to execute their 'checklist' and landed the aircraft without incident. Maintenance found the #1 main landing gear retraction actuator cracked and leaking hyraulic fluid. The actuator was replaced and the aircraft returned to service without further incident.

Details


CADORS Number 1999C0882
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1999-10-13 - 20:55
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Peace River, AB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FDND | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner CANADIAN REGIONAL AIRLINES (1998) LTD.
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1988
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make P & W.C. PT6 TURBO PROP
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Hydraulic problem,Landing gear

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