NTSB Identification: MKC89LA025.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37576.
Accident occurred Thursday, November 17, 1988 in ST. LOUIS, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/25/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 310, registration: N8147M
Injuries: 5 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.

ARRIVING OVER HIS DESTINATION AIRPORT, THE PILOT SAID HE HAD AN UNSAFE RIGHT MAIN GEAR LIGHT INDICATION. AFTER CIRCLING ABOUT TWO HOURS TO LIGHTEN THE FUEL LOAD, AND ATTEMPTING TO LOWER THE GEAR BY EMERGENCY PROCEDURES, A LANDING WAS ATTEMPTED. AFTER TOUCHDOWN AND DURING THE ROLL OUT, THE RIGHT GEAR COLLAPSED ABOUT 3/4 DOWN THE RUNWAY, CAUSING THE ACFT TO VEER OFF THE RUNWAY AND SUSTAIN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. POST ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED POOR RIGGING OF THE GEAR RETRACTION SYSTEM.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..MOVEMENT RESTRICTED

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

MAINTENANCE,ADJUSTMENT..IMPROPER..COMPANY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,EMERGENCY EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..INOPERATIVE

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