Incident at FORT SMITH NT (CYSM)


2003-01-28: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the crew could not get a solid down and locked indication from the R/H main landing gear; the light was flickering. Company SOPs were followed and the flight landed uneventfully. Maintenance placed the a/c on jacks and discovered a R/H down and locked micro-switch was cracked. Assuming the cracked switch was allowing the electrical circuit to the light to be intermittent, it was changed. Several gear cycles were completed with fault free operation. The aircraft has been released for return to service and the operator's Evaluation Program has captured the fault data for further analysis and action if required.
2003-01-27: PLR 790, a Beech King Air 90, was on approach to Fort Smith when the crew advised CARS that the landing gear was not lowering properly. They made made several low passes to confirm that the gear appeared to be down. PLR 790 landed safely at 1839Z.


CADORS Number 2003C0108
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-01-25 - 18:05
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYSM
Aerodrome Name FORT SMITH NT (CYSM)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Fort Smith
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 27219
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Undershoot/overshoot,System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FCGI | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator NORTHWESTERN AIR LEASE LTD. (271) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model 65A90
Year Built 1967
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model PT6A-20
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number PLR 790
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear,Overshoot/missed approach

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