NTSB Identification: MIA87IA011.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32091.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Saturday, October 18, 1986 in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 310R, registration: N2638N
Injuries: 6 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.
WHILE ON AN ON-DEMAND AIR-TAXI FLIGHT THE PILOT NOTED THAT AT TOUCHDOWN THE RT MAIN GEAR WAS COLLAPSING. HE EXECUTED A GO-AROUND AND ATTEMPTED TO LOWER THE GEAR MANUALLY, BUT COULD NOT. THE PILOT THEN SHUT DOWN THE RIGHT ENGINE AND FEATHERED THE RIGHT PROPELLER AND LANDED. THE RIGHT GEAR COLLAPSED UPON LANDING ROLL. EXAMINATION REVEALED THAT THE ADJUSTABLE SCREW ON THE DOWNLOCK BRACE FAILED IN BENDING OVERLOAD.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..FAILURE,TOTAL
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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