NTSB Identification: MIA84IA147.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26006.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Tuesday, April 17, 1984 in FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-73T, registration: N2969
Injuries: 19 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.

AFTER 2 UNSUCCESSFUL ATTEMPTS TO 'RAMP' THE ACFT, PLT TOOK OFF AGAIN AND FLEW TO FT. LAUDERDALE. FLY-BY DISCLOSED NO NOSE LANDING WHEEL WAS PRESENT. PLT MADE LANDING ON HARD SURFACE RWY. METALLURGICAL EXAMINATION DISCLOSED, NOSE GEAR STRUT ASSEMBLY FAILED DUE TO AN OVERSTRESS CONDITION. BOTH PLTS STATED A LOUD NOISE WAS HEARD DURING THE 1ST ATTEMPTED RAMPING AS IF THE GEAR WAS NOT EXTENDED OR IT HAD COLLAPSED.

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