NTSB Identification: MKC87IA007.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32044.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Thursday, October 16, 1986 in SPRINGFIELD, MO
Aircraft: SWEARINGEN SA-226-TC, registration: N251AM
Injuries: 13 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.

DURING THE APPROACH, THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR WOULD NOT EXTEND BY NORMAL OR EMERGENCY MEANS. AIRPLANE WAS INTENTIONALLY LANDED WITH ALL LANDING GEAR RETRACTED. INSPECTION INDICATED GEAR DOORS PULLED CLOSED FARTHER THAN NORMAL DUE TO RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR ROLLER BEING STUCK BELOW THE ROLLER FOLLOWER ARM. GEARS DOORS WERE STUCK CLOSED WHICH IN TURN EFFECTIVELY LOCKED GEAR INSIDE GEAR DOORS.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..JAMMED

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

GEAR EXTENSION..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WHEELS UP LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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