Air Canada flight evacuated after landing gear problem at Calgary airport, safety board says

The Transportation Safety Board says no one was injured when an Air Canada Express flight was evacuated after a landing gear malfunction at Calgary's airport.

Transportation Safety Board launches investigation into incident, which caused no injuries

An example of an Air Canada Express Beechcraft 1900D. (Makaristos/Wikimedia Commons)

The Transportation Safety Board says no one was injured when an Air Canada Express flight was evacuated after a landing gear malfunction at Calgary's airport.

Safety board spokeswoman Julie Leroux says flight 7228 operated by Air Georgian Ltd. was travelling to Calgary from Cranbrook, B.C., on Monday night.

Leroux says that upon touchdown, the nose wheel separated from the landing gear on the Beech 1900D passenger plane.

She says the gear did not collapse and no one was injured in the landing but everyone was ushered out onto the runway.

Damage to the plane was limited to the nose landing gear and Leroux says the board has sent two staff to investigate.

Air Canada could not immediately be reached for comment.

A similar incident with the same type of aircraft happened in Calgary in 2016.