Incident at PRINCE ALBERT (GLASS FIELD) SK (CYPA)

Summary

2001-10-22: UPDATE TSB reported that the Southern Aviation SA226-T, a Merlin III, was on approach to Prince Albert when the pilot was unable to get a safe nose gear down indication. The pilot elected to overshoot Prince Albert and proceed to Saskatoon. The pilot conducted an emergency gear extension, but was still unable to get a safe indication. The aircraft landed safely and the aircraft was towed from the runway. Maintenance personnel found a broken wire on the nose gear squat switch.
2001-10-18: C-GPRO, a Merlin III, was inbound to Prince Albert when the pilot advised he was having problems with the nose gear. The pilot elected to overshoot Prince Albert at 0029Z and proceed to Saskatoon. C-GPRO landed on Runway 27 at 0100Z. The runway was unavailable for use until C-GPRO was towed clear at 0130Z.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C1330
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-10-18 - 00:29
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYPA
Aerodrome Name PRINCE ALBERT (GLASS FIELD) SK (CYPA)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Prince Albert
TSB Occurrence Number A01C0244
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 18280
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 GPRO | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner SOUTHERN AVIATION LTD
Operator SOUTHERN AVIATION LTD. (5126) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of SWEARINGEN
SWEARINGEN
Model SA226T
Year Built 1973
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make  Silhouette image of GARRETT
GARRETT
Engine Model TPE331-3U
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 Diversion,Electrical problem,Landing gear

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