NTSB Identification: MIA86LA003.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29500.
Accident occurred Friday, October 04, 1985 in SARASOTA, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 414, registration: N24ET
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 PLT STATED THAT HIS RIGHT MAIN GEAR WOULD NOT EXTEND, SO HE CIRCLED THE ARPT FOR ABOUT 1/2 HOUR TO BURN OFF EXCESS FUEL, RETRACTED THE REMAINING GEAR & INTENTIONALLY LANDED GEAR UP ON RWY 32. EXAMINATION OF THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING IT TO EXTEND BEYOND IT'S ACCEPTABLE LIMITS AND JAM IN THE RETRACTED POSITION.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR SHOCK ABSORBING STRUT..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..JAMMED

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