Incident at SASKATOON / JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER INTL SK (CYXE)
2003-09-12: The crew of WJA 178, a B737-200, initiated a go around at Saskatoon due to an unsafe gear indication. Emergency Services were activated and the aircraft flew in the vicinity trying to rectify the situation. The aircraft did two low passes by the Tower and the gear appeared normal. The aircraft landed safely at 03:27Z. There was no significant impact to other airport users.
2003-09-16: UPDATE TSB reported that WJA 178, a Boeing 737-200, was on approach at Saskatoon. When the crew extended the landing gear, an unusual noise was heard and an unsafe nosegear indication was observed. The crew conducted a missed approach and completed the manual landing gear extension procedure, confirmed gear extension with a low pass over the airport and then landed safely. Maintenance found a sheared lock actuator bolt, damaged upper hydraulic line, and cracked nosegear position pulley.
2003-09-22: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the NLG lock actuator lower attach bolt failed. The bolt was found to be an unapproved part. The A/C was repaired and returned to service. The bolt in question was installed by the previous operator in Central/South America. An SDR was filed.
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|Canadian Registration||| Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald|
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