NTSB Identification: MIA85IA147.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28024.
Incident occurred Friday, April 12, 1985 in FT LAUDERDALE, FL
Aircraft: Hawker Siddeley HS-125, registration: N888WK
Injuries: 2 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.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT ON AN FAA CHECK FLT, THE NOSE GEAR WOULD NOT EXTEND. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT RECEIVED MINOR DAMAGE WHEN IT WAS LANDED WITH THE NOSE GEAR RETRACTED. AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT A NOSE LANDING GEAR DOOR ROD ASSEMBLY HAD FAILED FROM FATIGUE & CAUSED THE NOSE GEAR DOOR TO JAM IN THE OPEN POSITION. IN TURN, THIS DISABLED THE NOSE GEAR SEQUENCING VALVE & PREVENTED THE NOSE GEAR FROM EXTENDING.

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

DOOR,LANDING GEAR..FATIGUE

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

DOOR,LANDING GEAR..JAMMED


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