NTSB Identification: MKC86LA187.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32344.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 06, 1986 in WICHITA, KS
Aircraft: CESSNA P337, registration: N90BK
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.

AFTER A TOUCH-&-GO LANDING, THE FLT CREW NOTED A PROBLEM WITH THE LANDING GEAR. A CHECK OF THE HYDRAULIC SYS REVEALED A LACK OF FLUID IN THE RESERVOIR; THE PLTS WERE UNABLE TO EITHER RETRACT OR EXTEND THE GEAR. SUBSEQUENTLY, THEY LANDED THE ACFT WITH THE NOSE & RGT MAIN GEAR EXTENDED & THE LEFT MAIN GEAR IN A TRAIL POSITION. THE LEFT WING TIP, LEFT MAIN GEAR DOOR & LEFT STABILIZER WERE DAMAGED DURING THE LANDING. AN EXAM OF THE HYDRAULIC SYS REVEALED THAT A HOSE TO THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR DOOR ACTUATOR WAS LEAKING & HAD PERMITTED DEPLETION OF THE HYDRAULIC FLUID. THE HOSE WAS DETERIORATED FROM AGE.

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

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM,LINE..DETERIORATED

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

FLUID,HYDRAULIC..LEAK

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

FLUID,HYDRAULIC..LOSS,TOTAL


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