NTSB Identification: CHI85LA177.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28015.
Accident occurred Friday, April 26, 1985 in MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Aircraft: CESSNA T210L, registration: N29134
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.

AFTER LOWERING THE LANDING GEAR, THE PILOT HEARD A LOUD 'THUMP'. A GEAR DOWN & LOCKED INDICATION WAS NOT OBTAINED, HOWEVER, THE MAIN GEAR APPEARED TO BE DOWN TO THE PILOT. UPON LANDING THE ACFT SWERVED OFF THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. ONLY THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR WAS DOWN & LOCKED. THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR RETRACT ACTUATOR WAS FOUND SPLIT OPEN.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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

FLUID,HYDRAULIC..LOSS,TOTAL

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

LANDING GEAR,TAILWHEEL LOCK..INOPERATIVE


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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