NTSB Identification: FTW85LQG01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29646.
Accident occurred Friday, April 19, 1985 in AMARILLO, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 421B, registration: N3380Q
Injuries: 4 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.

THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED FOLLOWING A COLLAPSE OF THE LEFT MAIN GEAR AFTER A LANDING ROLL OF APRX 600 TO 700 FT. POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION OF THE GEAR REVEALED A BOLT HAD BACKED OUT OF THE GEAR DOWN LOCK ARM WHERE IT LOCKS OVERCENTER.

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

LANDING GEAR,GEAR LOCKING MECHANISM..INOPERATIVE

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