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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 202917
Last updated: 11 July 2020
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Time:17:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic PC12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pilatus PC-12/47E
Owner/operator:Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
Registration: C-GMPM
C/n / msn: 1011
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Gander International Airport, NL (CYQX) -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Departure airport: Moncton/Greater Moncton, NB (CYQM)
Destination airport:St. John's Airport, NL (CYYT)
A Royal Canadian Mounted Police Pilatus PC-12/47E (C-GMPM/SST011) on a flight from Moncton/Greater Moncton, NB (CYQM) to St. John's Airport, NL (CYYT) conducted a missed approach at CYYT Runway 11 at 1500Z due to nose gear issues. The aircraft requested to divert to Gander, NL (CYQX) due to the nose gear and CYYT weather. Emergency vehicles were requested to be on standby.
At 1550Z, the aircraft conducted a low and over Runway 13 at CYQX for the tower to observe if the nose gear was down (it was not down).
The aircraft burnt fuel for approximately 45 minutes before conducting a 2nd approach. At 1645Z, on the 2nd approach, the aircraft conducted a touch and go to attempt to force the nose gear down. The gear did not appear to drop. At 1700Z, the aircraft conducted a 3rd approach with the nose gear up. ERS responded after touch down, no fire observed. The pilot was observed exiting the aircraft and did not appear to have sustained any injury.


Revision history:

13-Dec-2017 18:18 gerard57 Added
13-Dec-2017 18:32 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
13-Dec-2017 19:59 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
13-Dec-2017 20:06 gerard57 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
13-Dec-2017 20:10 Iceman 29 Updated [Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
13-Dec-2017 21:32 Aerossurance Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Embed code, Narrative]
13-Dec-2017 21:35 Aerossurance Updated [Nature, Narrative]
14-Dec-2017 06:58 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
16-Dec-2017 09:53 harro Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]

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