NTSB Identification: SEA89LA028.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37908.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 17, 1988 in TWIN FALLS, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/28/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 210D, registration: N3815Y
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.

PRIOR TO LANDING, THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO LOWER THE NOSE GEAR BY USING EITHER THE NORMAL OR EMERGENCY SYSTEMS. SUBSEQUENTLY, HE LANDED THE ACFT WITH THE MAIN GEAR EXTENDED & THE NOSE GEAR IN THE RETRACTED POSITION. AFTER LANDING, THE NOSE GEAR UPLOCK ACTUATOR WAS REMOVED FROM THE ACFT & INSPECTED, BUT NO ABNORMALITIES WERE FOUND.

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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