Central Mountain DH8A at Prince George on Feb 25th 2020, could not retract gear

Last Update: March 6, 2020 / 21:25:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
9M-705

Destination
Terrace, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FVRJ

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

A Central Mountain Air de Havilland Dash 8-100, registration C-FVRJ performing flight 9M-705 from Prince George,BC to Terrace,BC (Canada) with 25 people on board, was climbing out of Prince George when the crew selected the gear up, the gear however refused to comply. The crew worked the related checklists and decided to return to Prince George where the aircraft landed safely about 20 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported the crew discovered after the aircraft had been shut down, that the Landing Gear Alternate Release had been left open prior to departure.

The aircraft departed again after about 90 minutes on the ground and reached Terrace with a delay of about 2 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FVRJ
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Dehavilland
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-102
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8A
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 25, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
9M-705

Destination
Terrace, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FVRJ

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

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