Photo: Marcel Hohl
A PAL Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-300, performing flight from Churchill Falls to Deer Lake (Canada) with 47 passengers and 4 crew, performed a nose gear up landing.
- Aircraft was on approach to Deer Lake when the crew received an unsafe nose gear indication and went around.
- The crew performed a low approach to Deer Lake to have the nose gear inspected from the ground, which showed the nose gear was not down.
- Due to the present weather at Deer Lake, the crew decided to divert to Stephenville (Canada) where the crew performed a nose gear up landing. There were no injuries, the damage to the aircraft is being assessed.
- The airline reported the aircraft “had an indication of a potential nose landing gear issue.”