NTSB Identification: LAX88LA155.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36499.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 31, 1988 in DAVIS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182RG, registration: N400BT
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.

DURING A SIMULATED ENGINE OUT APPROACH AND FORCED LANDING ON THE RUNWAY, THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. POST-ACCIDENT INSPECTION OF THE LANDING GEAR REVEALED THAT SOME PARTS IN THE GEAR WERE WORN. THE GEAR WAS CYCLED. NO MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS WERE FOUND. THE GEAR WARNING LIGHT, DUE TO WEAR OF THE GEAR ASSY, WAS INTERMITTENT WHEN TESTED.

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

CHECKLIST..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LANDING GEAR,GEAR LOCKING MECHANISM..WORN


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,GEAR INDICATING SYSTEM..ERRATIC

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