Westjet Encore DH8D at Edmonton on Nov 29th 2018, unsafe gear after manual gear extension

Last Update: December 10, 2018 / 21:56:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WR-3222

Destination
Edmonton, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FIWE

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Westjet Encore de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-FIWE performing flight WR-3222 from Kelowna,BC to Edmonton,AB (Canada) with 24 passengers and 4 crew, was enroute when the crew received a landing gear inoperative indication. Upon approach to Edmonton the crew performed a manual gear extension, which required excessive force to operate the system. The crew elected to perform a low approach and have the landing gear inspected from the ground. Tower reported that the nose landing gear had not been extended, the main gear was in position. The crew declared emergency, performed a second manual gear extension and this time received three greens. The aircraft landed safely.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance determined the NLGK1 bracket was loose, NLGK1 as well as NGDN1 and NGDN2 required adjustments. A number of gear swings were performed without further anomaly.
Aircraft Registration Data
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C-FIWE
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Canada
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Dehavilland
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WR-3222

Destination
Edmonton, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FIWE

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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