NTSB Identification: MIA86IA017.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29598.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Friday, October 25, 1985 in MIAMI, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 402C, registration: N67876
Injuries: 4 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 STATED THAT HE MADE A NORMAL APCH TO RWY 12 BUY ON LANDING ROLLOUT AS THE NOSE OF THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN THE NOSE GEAR ASS'Y FOLDED & THE ACFT SLID TO A STOP, POST CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE GREEN LIGHT FOR THE NOSE GEAR REMAINED ON REGARDLESS OF THE LANDING GEAR POSITION DUE TO A BROKEN LEAD WIRE ON THE # 5 POLE OF THE NOSE LANDING GEAR POSITION MICRO SWITCH, THIS MICRO SWITCH ALSO ACTIVATES THE HYDRAULIC PRESSURE WHICH HOLDS THE GEAR IN THE LOCKED POSITION, THEREFORE THE PLT OBTAINED A DOWN AND LOCKED INDICATION WITH THE GEAR NOT ACTUALLY LOCKED IN THE DOWN POSITION.

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ELECTRIC WIRING..DISCONNECTED


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,GEAR INDICATING SYSTEM..FALSE INDICATION

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