Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

Summary

2003-02-06: Update - Maintenance and Manufacturing - The In-transit light stayed on when the gear was retracted. It was Cycled down & the result was no green lite on RH side. Cycled several times with same results. The aircraft returned to airport & the tower confirmed gear down. The Green light came on at touchdown. Maintenance could not repeat problem in subsequent gear cycle checks. Suspected moisture in RH gear switch. Switch replaced and aircraft returned to service.
2003-01-06: A PA31 departed Halifax and in the climb reported that they had a gear indication problem. The aircraft requested Airport Firefighters on standby and returned and landed on Runway 24 at 1142Z. On the runway the Aircraft shut down and inspected the landing gear prior to Taxi. After a check of the Gear, the crew reported all was OK and taxied off the runway. The runway was closed for about five minutes. There was minimal impact on operations.

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0007
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-01-06 - 11:19
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Aerodrome Name HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 26867
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GATD | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner PRINCE EDWARD AIR LTD
Operator PRINCE EDWARD AIR LTD. (6179) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31 350
PA31 350
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of TIO-540-J2BD
TIO-540-J2BD
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CME301
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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