NTSB Identification: LAX85LA135.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27214.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 10, 1985 in CAMARILLO, CA
Aircraft: BEECH 65, registration: N212Y
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.

AN INSPECTION OF RWY 8 DISCLOSED THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN ON THE TWO MAIN GEAR SIMULTAINEOUSLY, FOLLOWED IMMEDIATELY BY THECOLLAPSE OF THE NOSE GEAR. THE ACFT'S NOSE & BOTH PROPELLERS CONTACTED THE RWY, WITH NO INDICATION OF A YAW. THE NOSE GEAR ACTUATOR ASS'Y STRUT WAS PUSHED UPWARD THROUGH THE TOP SKIN OF THE ACFT'S NOSE. ALL FAILED PARTS APPEARED TO HAVE FAILED AS A RESULT OF OVERLOAD.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,PARTIAL


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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