Incident at GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)


2013-01-23: N131AJ, Learjet 35A, enroute from Montreal (CYUL) to Goose Bay (CYYR), declared an emergency due to the right main landing gear not indicating down. The aircraft circled the airport twice before landing without incident. TSB Case Closed.
2013-02-07: UPDATE TSB: A13A0010: The Aero Jet Aviation I Inc. Lear Jet 35A (registration N131AJ) was conducting a patient transfer from Quito, Ecuador to Barcelona, Spain, with a crew change in Montreal. On approach to Goose Bay (CYYR) on a Medivac flight originating from Montreal Trudeau (CYUL) the crew selected gear down and noted the right main landing gear was not indicating down. The crew declared an emergency and flew past the tower; the tower could not confirm the gear was visible as it was dark. The aircraft landed safely. The next day the aircraft was flown to Montreal on a ferry permit where maintenance determined the right gear down and locked switch was intermittent when frozen. The switch was replaced with a new one and the aircraft released to service.


CADORS Number 2013A0071
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Airport
Occurred At 2013-01-20 - 20:12
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYR
Aerodrome Name GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, GOOSE BAY (CYYR)
TSB Occurrence Number A13A0010
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Airport
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AERO JET INTERNATIONAL INC. (14794) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of LEARJET
Model 35A
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear,Declared emergency/priority

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