NTSB Identification: ANC84IA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24536.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR NORTHERN AIR CARGO
Incident occurred Tuesday, June 26, 1984 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD C-82A, registration: N4753C
Injuries: 2 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.
DURING ARRIVAL AT THE DESTINATION ARPT, THE AIRCREW WAS UNABLE TO EXTEND THE LANDING GEAR BY USING EITHER THE NORMAL OR EMERGENCY SYSTEMS. THEY ELECTED TO RETURN TO ANCHORAGE WHERE EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT WAS AVAILABLE. FUEL WAS REDUCED & SUBSEQUENTLY A WHEELS UP LANDING WAS MADE ON A FOAMED RWY. AN EXAM REVEALED THAT THE RIGHT GIMBAL RING/TRAVEL NUT, P/N A7601A, HAD TRAVELED BEYOND ITS NORMAL DISTANCE & JAMMED AGAINST THE COLLAR ON THE ELECTRIC ACTUATOR.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:LANDING GEAR,GEAR LOCKING MECHANISM..JAMMED
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