NTSB Identification: DEN88LA175.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37027.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 04, 1988 in HURRICANE, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: BRASWELL SCIRROCO MJ5-K2, registration: N6XY
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 SAID HE MADE A SHORT FLT TO CHECK OUT A MAG. THE ENG PERFORMED SATISFACTORILY AND HE LANDED. UPON TOUCHDOWN ONE OF THE MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE TAILWHEEL EQUIPPED ACFT GROUND LOOPED. THE PLT SAID A GEAR DOWNLOCK FAILED. THE FAA AIRWORTHINESS INSP WHO EXAMINED THE WRECKAGE SAID THAT THE DOWNLOCK SYSTEM WAS SO BADLY DAMAGED IN THE ACCD THAT HE COULD NOT DETERMINE THE NATURE OF THE DOWNLOCK FAILURE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:LANDING GEAR,GEAR LOCKING MECHANISM..FAILURE,TOTAL
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