NTSB Identification: ATL93LA011.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 48138.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 15, 1992 in CLARKSVILLE, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/21/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG, registration: N9797B
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE FLIGHT WAS A LOCAL TRAINING FLIGHT. AT THE COMPLETION OF THE FLIGHT, AS THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO LOWER THE LANDING GEAR, THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR WOULD NOT EXTEND TO THE LOCKED POSITION. INVESTIGATION OF THE LANDING AND RETRACTION MECHANISM REVEALED THAT THE SECTION GEAR IN THE PIVOT ASSEMBLY HAD SHEARED.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE FRACTURE OF THE SECTION GEAR IN THE MAIN LANDING GEAR RETRACTION AND EXTENSION MECHANISM.

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