Incident at SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)

Summary

2003-03-10: ALZ 702, a Metro III, departed Saskatoon for Calgary and the crew reported that they were unable to retract the gear. The aircraft returned and landed safely at 0132Z. No other aircraft inconvenienced. The a/c was ferried back to base in Calgary with the gear down and maintenance is currently troubleshooting the matter.
2003-03-11: UPDATE The company reported that after departure from Saskatoon, the crew observed a continuous 'in transit' light after the gear was selected up. They returned to Saskatoon, where an AMO checked the gear system, lubricated the components and carried out successful gear swings. The a/c departed without problem and on approach at Calgary, the crew obesrved an unsafe nose gear indication. When they commenced an overshoot, the gear indication lights went 'three green'. After an uneventful landing, the hydraulic reservoir was found to be low. The system was topped up and the a/c released for service.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0312
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-03-08 - 01:10
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYXE
Aerodrome Name SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Saskatoon
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28021
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Undershoot/overshoot,System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FAFM | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner ALTA FLIGHTS (CHARTERS) INC.
Operator ALTA FLIGHTS (CHARTERS) INC. (5160) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of SWEARINGEN
SWEARINGEN
Model SA227AC
Year Built 1987
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make  Silhouette image of GARRETT
GARRETT
Engine Model TPE331-11U-612G
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ALZ 702
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Landing gear,Hydraulic problem,Overshoot/missed approach

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