2003-07-11: A Provincial Airlines Saab 227 was on an IFR flight from Blanc Sablon to Gander. After Take off from Blanc Sablon GMEW a was unable to raise it¿s Landing gear. After completing the required checks and re-selecting the gear up, the landing gear control circuit breaker popped a second time. The crew made no attempt to re-select another time and the Landing gear remained in the down and locked position with three green lights. The aircraft proceeded to Gander and requested a fly by the Control Tower to verify the nose wheel was centered and the gear extended. The aircraft then landed uneventfully in Gander. Inspection of the aircraft by Company Maintenance Personnel in St. John's after a ferry flight, determined that the fault was located at the nose gear wheel well terminal strip. A wire from the nose gear uplock limit switch had been chafed on a post on the terminal strip, causing the circuit breaker to trip. No additional defects were noted.


CADORS Number 2003A0381
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-06-16 - 15:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYQX
Aerodrome Name GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Gander
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GMEW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator PROVINCIAL AIRLINES LIMITED (8813) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of FAIRCHILD
Model SA227AC
Year Built 1987
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make  Silhouette image of GARRETT
Engine Model TPE331-11U-612G
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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