Wasaya DH8A at Big Trout Lake on Sep 15th 2021, gear has its own mind

Last Update: September 29, 2021 / 19:04:33 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
C-FABA

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

A Wasaya Airways de Havilland Dash 8-100, registration C-FABA performing a freight flight WT-815 from Wiebenville,ON to Big Trout Lake,ON (Canada), was on short final to Big Trout Lake when just before touchdown the gear indication changed from locked and down to unsafe, the gear horn started to sound and the crew felt the nose gear retracting. The crew initiated a go around, declared Mayday and diverted to Pickle Lake,ON (Canada), where the aircraft performed a low approach to have the gear inspected from the ground, following the low pass the crew performed a manual gear extension which resulted in three greens and landed safely.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance found two faulty nose gear proximity sensors. The sensors were replaced.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FABA
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
Sep 15, 2021

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
C-FABA

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

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