NTSB Identification: MIA88LA030.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35616.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, November 09, 1987 in TALLAHASSEE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/14/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA T-210N, registration: N4612C
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.

DURING LDG GEAR EXTENSION PLT DID NOT GET SAFE DOWN INDICATION. ATTEMPTS TO USE EMERGENCY EXTENSION PUMP WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. ACFT WAS LANDED NOSE GEAR EXTENDED MAIN GEAR RETRACTED. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THE LEFT MAIN GEAR DOWN LOCK ACTUATOR TO HAVE A RAPID LEAK DUE TO A TORN O RING. THE EMERGENCY HAND PUMP HANDLE WAS FOUND WITH THE PISTON CONNECTING PIN INSTALLED BUT THE PIN WAS NOT INSTALLED IN THE PISTON. THE ACFT WAS DAMAGED 43 HOURS BEFORE THIS ACCIDENT WHEN IT WAS LANDED IN A SWAMP AFTER AN ENGINE FAILURE.

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

LANDING GEAR,GEAR LOCKING MECHANISM..LEAK

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

LANDING GEAR,EMERGENCY EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..DISCONNECTED

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

MAINTENANCE,MAJOR REPAIR..IMPROPER..COMPANY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

FLUID,HYDRAULIC..EXHAUSTION


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