Incident at STONY RAPIDS SK (CYSF) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

Summary

2001-06-25: Transwest Air 220, a Beech 1900D was landing at Stony Rapids on a flight from La Ronge. The flight touched down hard, and the crew noted that the main landing gear green ""down"" indicator lights went out and the gear unsafe light came on. The crew rejected the landing, departed Stony Rapids, and diverted the flight to Prince Albert, where the aircraft landed with emergency crews standing by. The landing gear was secured and the aircraft was towed to the hangar. No injuries were reported. The aircraft was examined and maintenance found that the main gear drag link braces had flexed, breaking the gear indicator microswitches. It was reported that the aircraft landed just beyond a sinkhole on Runway 24 about 1,000 feet from the threshold.
2001-06-26: UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that there is a published NOTAM advising of the depression on Runway 24 at Stony Rapids. All pilots using the airport should be aware of the existing condition of the runway.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C0667
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2001-06-22 - 02:11
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYSF
Aerodrome Name STONY RAPIDS SK (CYSF)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Stony Rapids
TSB Occurrence Number A01C0127
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other,Aerodrome,Abnormal runway contact
Events Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FVJU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner ATHABASKA AIRWAYS LTD
Operator ATHABASKA AIRWAYS LTD. (1235) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 1900D
1900D
Year Built 1995
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-67D
PT6A-67D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number TW 220
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Minor
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear,Hard landing,Declared emergency/priority

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