NTSB Identification: CHI91LA262.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44108.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 10, 1991 in PLATTSMOUTH, NE
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/31/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 310, registration: N4827B
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 PILOT SAID HE WAS UNABLE TO GET A GREEN, GEAR SAFE, INDICATION WHILE PREPARING TO LAND. A FLY BY WAS CONDUCTED WHICH DETERMINED THAT THE MAIN GEAR WAS UNSAFE. A LANDING WAS ATTEMPTED AND DURING THE ROLL, THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RUNWAY AND CAREENED DOWN AN EMBANKMENT. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED A POOR PAST MAINTENANCE HISTORY AND A CONSIDERABLE BUILD-UP OF RUST AND CORROSION ON THE LANDING GEAR RETRACTION SYSTEM.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE BY THE OWNER/PILOT. A FACTOR RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT WAS THE BUILT-UP OF CORROSION ON HE LANDING GEAR RETRACTION SYSTEM.
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