Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

Summary

2001-06-18: THE CREW OF TKR 250, A CL-215, REPORTED A FAULTY GEAR INDICATION TO WINNIPEG TOWER AND REQUESTED THAT ERS RESPOND. THE A/C LANDED SAFELY ON RUNWAY 36 AT 1552Z. THE A/C TAXIED TO THE APRON WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT. ERS STOOD DOWN AT 1601Z. NO OTHER A/C WERE INCONVENIENCED. THE REASON FOR THE UNSAFE GEAR INDICATION IS UNKNOWN.
2001-06-19: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the a/c was on a test flight for an unrelated reason, when the gear gave an unsafe indication. An Engineer on board for the test flight confirmed, through visual indication, the gear position and the aircraft landed safely. The aircraft was removed from service and troubleshooting began. The left gear uplock microswitch was found to be unserviceable. The micro switch was replaced and a gear swing was subsequently carried out with no further incident. The aircraft was returned to service. An SDR follow-up is underway by the PRM.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C0634
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-06-16 - 14:51
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYWG
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg
TSB Occurrence Number A01C0116
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 15797
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GMAF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner PROVINCE OF MANITOBA
Operator MANITOBA GOVERNMENT AIR SERVICES (661) State
Make  Silhouette image of CANADAIR
CANADAIR
Model CL215 1A10
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model WASP CA3
Gear Type Amphibian
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number TKR 250
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Landing gear

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