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.