Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

Summary

2001-10-12: The pilot of C-GIIK, a Cessna 172RG, was on approach at Calgary when he reported an unsafe nose gear indication. Emergency services was called out and were on standby as the aircraft landed safely on Runway 16 at 1523Z. The cause of the unsafe indication is not known.
2001-10-18: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the PRM at Westpoint offered the following: the pilot in command misinterpreted the landing gear warning light indication system. He mistakenly thought the amber light meant gear unsafe. On gear down selection, all three gear indicated 'green'. The gear indication system was determined to be operating normally. The pilot was advised to consult the POH prior to initiating an emergency response.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C1297
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-10-12 - 15:23
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYYC
Aerodrome Name CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Calgary
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 18192
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GIIK | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner WESTPOINT SCHOOL OF AVIATION INC.
Operator WEST POINT SCHOOL OF AVIATION INC. (6556) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 172RG
Year Built 1980
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model O-360-F1A6
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Other operational incident,Declared emergency/priority

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