NTSB Identification: FTW85LA212.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29009.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 05, 1985 in MCKINNEY, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA T210M, registration: N732YR
Injuries: 2 Minor,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.
DURING LANDING THE ACFT STARTED DRIFTING OFF RIGHT SIDE OF RWY. PLT STATED HE USED LEFT RUDDER AND BRAKE BUT WAS UNABLE TO CONTROL THE DRIFT. THE ACFT STOPPED AFTER THE NOSE GEAR COLLIDED WITH A DITCH AND COLLAPSED. FAA MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL INSTRUCTED PLT TO CONTACT THEM WHEN THE ACFT WAS MOVED TO A REPAIR FACILITY SO THEY COULD EXAMINE THE RECENTLY OVERHAULED NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY FOR PROPER OPERATION OR OTHER PROBLEMS WHICH MIGHT HAVE CAUSED OR CONTRIBUTED TO THE ACCIDENT. THE ACFT WAS REPAIRED AND RETURNED TO SERVICE WITHOUT THE NOTIFICATION.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..UNDETERMINED
LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD
DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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