Incident at SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)
2003-02-25: TSB reported that The crew of a WestJet Boeing 737-269, GWJK, experienced a red and green indication for the nose landing gear after takeoff. Cycling the gear did not correct the problem. With the landing gear in a down and locked condition, the crew noted that the A-System hydraulic quantity had dropped to zero. The aircraft returned to Saskatoon and landed safely with Emergency Services standing by. Subsequent inspection by company maintenance personnel determined that the unlock pressure flex line (P/N BACH8B04NN0202T)for the nose wheel downlock actuator, had failed. The line was replaced and the aircraft was returned to service.
2003-02-20: Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that WestJet B737-200 Aircraft GWJK after takeoff was unable to fully retract the nose gear. System ""A"" hydraulic quantity dropped and the aircraft returned to Saskatoon. WestJet maintenance determined that the nose gear lock actuator lock port hose had ruptured. Maintenance replaced the damaged hose and returned the aircraft to service. No further discrepancies were noted. An SDR will be filed by the company.
2003-02-18: At 23:45Z the Saskatoon Terminal advised that WJA42 who had just departed Saskatoon was returning back to Saskatoon because of nose gear problems. Westjet made their own arrangements for Emergency Response. Following 15 minutes of delaying vectors so the crew could complete checklists the aircraft landed safely at 00:17Z. TSB to update.
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