Incident at 120 North Goose Bay (CYYR)

Summary

2000-05-15: CF-SVP, DHC3T, immediately after departure from frozen lake attempted forced landing due to loose ski. Landing gear collapsed causing minor damage to aircraft. Three SOB - nil injuries. Pilot notified Wabush FSS of accident via HF. Information relayed to Halifax RCC and rescue carried out by military helicopter from Goose Bay. Update: After take off, pilot heard a thumping sound and it was observed that the right main landing gear was "Swinging" The pilot elected to land the aircraft on the same frozen lake. Upon touchdown, the right ski dug into the ice surface and folded under the landing gearstrut and then the landing gear sheared off at one of the design shear points. There were no injuries. Maintenance personnel were dispatched to recover the aircraft and will be informing TSB of the findings. TSB File # A00A0078

Details


CADORS Number 2000A0233
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2000-05-11 - 20:25
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 120 North Goose Bay (CYYR)
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TSB Class of Investigation
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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 FSVP | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner NORTHERN LIGHTS AIR SERVICE LTD.
Operator NORTHERN LIGHTS AIR SERVICES LIMITED (5831) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 3
Year Built 1953
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Ski
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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