Alkan D228 at Whitehorse on Feb 22nd 2022, nose gear up landing

Last Update: February 25, 2022 / 19:28:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 22, 2022

Classification
Accident

Airline
Alkan Air

Aircraft Registration
C-FUCN

Aircraft Type
DORNIER 228

ICAO Type Designator
D228

An Alkan Air Dornier Do-228, registration C-FUCN performing a flight from Dawson City,YT to Whitehorse,YT (Canada) with 2 crew, was on approach to Whitehorse's runway 14R when the crew did not receive indication the nose gear had extended. The crew performed a low approach which confirmed the nose gear was not extended. The aircraft positioned for another approach to runway 14R and nose gear up landing, and landed without nose gear about 20 minutes after the low approach.

On Feb 25th 2022 the Canadian TSB reported the nose landing gear failed to extend when the gear was selected down on approach. The aircraft performed a touch and go on the main landing gear, however, the nose landing gear still did not extend. The aircraft positioned for another approach with emergency services on stand by and landed successfully. The aircraft sustained minor damage and was removed from the runway within 45 minutes. The operator will reported maintenance findings to the TSB.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FUCN
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Dornier
Aircraft Model / Type
228-202
ICAO Aircraft Type
D228
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 22, 2022

Classification
Accident

Airline
Alkan Air

Aircraft Registration
C-FUCN

Aircraft Type
DORNIER 228

ICAO Type Designator
D228

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