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|Local Time Of Day||1801 To 2400|
|Locale Reference||airport : myl|
|Altitude||agl bound lower : 2000|
agl bound upper : 2000
|Operator||general aviation : corporate|
|Make Model Name||Learjet 35|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 91|
|Flight Phase||descent : approach|
|Function||flight crew : captain|
oversight : pic
|Qualification||pilot : atp|
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 65|
flight time total : 5930
flight time type : 3200
|Function||flight crew : first officer|
|Qualification||pilot : commercial|
pilot : instrument
|Anomaly||aircraft equipment problem : critical|
non adherence : far
other anomaly other
|Independent Detector||aircraft equipment other aircraft equipment : unspecified|
other flight crewa
|Air Traffic Incident||other|
Captain called for gear down, copilot said no right main indication. All resources to determine that gear was down, including blowing down gear were used. After successful landing, crew communicated with home base maintenance and referred to aircraft flight manual about returning aircraft to home base for maintenance. Home base is hio, hillsboro, or. Nothing could be found that indicated that the aircraft was unairworthy, aircraft was dead-headed to home base. After arriving at hio, logbook was filled out for trip, and problem was written up in maintenance log. After talking with maintenance, chief pilot was determined that a ferry permit should have been received for the dead-head flight to hio. It was determined that processes be put in place to review sits like this in a more timely manner to prevent a recurrence.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: FLC OF A LEARJET, LR35, COULD NOT OBTAIN A R MAIN GEAR DOWN AND LOCKED INDICATION WHEN APCHING TO LAND AT AN UNCTLED ARPT. THE CREW USED THE EMER GEAR DOWN SYS WHICH DID NOT SHOW A CHANGE IN THE GEAR DOWN POS. HOWEVER, A SUCCESSFUL LNDG WAS MADE WITH NO GEAR FAILURE. CREW REFERRED TO FLT MANUAL AND HOME BASE MAINT AND SUBSEQUENTLY FLEW THE ACFT TO HOME BASE WITHOUT INCIDENT.
Narrative: CAPT CALLED FOR GEAR DOWN, COPLT SAID NO R MAIN INDICATION. ALL RESOURCES TO DETERMINE THAT GEAR WAS DOWN, INCLUDING BLOWING DOWN GEAR WERE USED. AFTER SUCCESSFUL LNDG, CREW COMMUNICATED WITH HOME BASE MAINT AND REFERRED TO ACFT FLT MANUAL ABOUT RETURNING ACFT TO HOME BASE FOR MAINT. HOME BASE IS HIO, HILLSBORO, OR. NOTHING COULD BE FOUND THAT INDICATED THAT THE ACFT WAS UNAIRWORTHY, ACFT WAS DEAD-HEADED TO HOME BASE. AFTER ARRIVING AT HIO, LOGBOOK WAS FILLED OUT FOR TRIP, AND PROB WAS WRITTEN UP IN MAINT LOG. AFTER TALKING WITH MAINT, CHIEF PLT WAS DETERMINED THAT A FERRY PERMIT SHOULD HAVE BEEN RECEIVED FOR THE DEAD-HEAD FLT TO HIO. IT WAS DETERMINED THAT PROCESSES BE PUT IN PLACE TO REVIEW SITS LIKE THIS IN A MORE TIMELY MANNER TO PREVENT A RECURRENCE.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of July 2007 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.