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United Express Flight Returns To FNT (Gear Issue)  
User currently offline9lflyguy From United States of America, joined Jan 2010, 164 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 months 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1530 times:

http://www.liveatc.net/forums/atcavi...r-pins-left-in-main-gear/msg59226/

United Express flight 4820, a DH8B returns to field after departing with the gear pins in.

[Edited 2013-09-27 17:46:36]


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User currently offlineKDTWflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 828 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (10 months 3 days 12 hours ago) and read 1008 times:

I do not see this segment on Flightaware, what day did it happen? Nice catch


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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (10 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 919 times:

Along with the pre-flight walk around when they should have confirmed the main gear pins were out, they should have also confirmed that they were stowed in the holder in the cockpit. My guess would be they were installed by the mechanic when they changed the tire at which point they should have made a log book entry. The nose gear on a Dash-8 does not have a gear pin, but a lock out button near the radome on the left side.


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