Skywest CRJ2 at Kalamazoo on Aug 18th 2017, unsafe gear

Last Update: August 19, 2017 / 21:02:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 18, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OO-4896

Aircraft Registration
N455CA

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ2

A Skywest Canadair CRJ-200 on behalf of Delta Airlines, registration N455CA performing flight OO-4896/DL-4896 from Detroit,MI to Kalamazoo,MI (USA) with 49 people on board, was on final approach to Kalamazoo when the crew initiated a go around due to a gear indication. The crew decided to divert to Lansing,MI (USA) and climbed to 3000 feet. Lansing Airport prepared for a low approach to inspect the landing gear from the ground. The aircraft performed a low approach to runway 28L advising Kalamazoo had already advised the gear appeared to be down, however, they wanted another check. Following the low approach tower advised "if nothing changes between now and landing I can say with certainty the landing gear is down". The aircraft positioned for another approach and landed safely on Lansing's runway 28L about 30 minutes after the first go around at Kalamazoo.

The airline reported a mechanical indication prompted the crew to divert to Lansing where the aircraft landed safely, passengers disembarked normally.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N455CA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC
Aircraft Model / Type
CL-600-2B19
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
CRJ2
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Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 18, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OO-4896

Aircraft Registration
N455CA

ICAO Type Designator
CRJ2

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