NTSB Identification: MIA88LA165.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36134.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 08, 1988 in JACKSONVILLE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: ROCKWELL 500-S, registration: N57222
Injuries: 1 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 PLT STATED THAT HE HAD JUST BROUGHT THE ACFT TO A STOP & HAD SHUT DOWN BOTH ENGS. AT THAT TIME, THE LT. GEAR COLLAPSED. MAINTENANCE CREW FOUND THAT ONE OF THE ACTUATING CYLS WAS OUT OF ADJUSTMENT & THE BUNGEE CORDS WERE WEAK. THE GEAR ASSY ITSELF APPEARED TO BE LACKING IN LUBRICATION. WITNESSES STATED THE PLT APPEARED TO BE IN A HURRY AS HE TAXIED TO THE RAMP. THEY SAW THE ACFT MAKE TWO VERY SHARP TURNS, WITH THE INSIDE WHEEL BEING STOPPED DURING THE TURN & THE ACFT WAS PERMITTED TO PIVOT ON THE STOPPED WHEEL DURING THE TURN.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..BINDING(MECHANICAL)

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

MAINTENANCE,ADJUSTMENT..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE..POOR..COMPANY/OPERATOR MANAGEMENT

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