NTSB Identification: MIA85IA242.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30136.
Incident occurred Thursday, August 29, 1985 in SARASOTA, FL
Aircraft: Smith, Ted Aerostar PA-600, registration: N47GP
Injuries: 1 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.

WHILE ON TAKEOFF INITIAL CLIMB THE RIGHT ENGINE HYDRAULIC PUMP SHAFT FAILED AND THE PILOT DID NOT RECEIVE A POSITIVE UPLOCK. THE PILOT THEN SELECTED GEAR DOWN AND DID OBTAIN A GEAR DOWN INDICATION. ON LANDING THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. NOSE GEAR DOWN LOCKS WERE FOUND TO BE SLIGHTLY WORN.

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

LANDING GEAR,EMERGENCY EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..WORN

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

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..COMPANY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM,PUMP..FAILURE,TOTAL

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