NTSB Identification: MKC84LA189.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24544.
Accident occurred Friday, June 29, 1984 in KIRKSVILLE, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA T210M, registration: N761YR
Injuries: 1 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.

AFTER TAKING OFF, THE PLT NOTED A MALFUNCTION OF THE LANDING GEAR SYS. HE THEN TRIED TO LOWER THE GEAR, BUT THE NOSE GEAR WOULD NOT EXTEND. ALL ATTEMPTS TO EXTEND THE NOSE GEAR WERE UNSUCCESSFUL, SO THE PLT ELECTED TO MAKE A WHEELS-UP LANDING. AFTER THE LANDING, AN EXAM REVEALED THAT THE NOSE GEAR WAS COCKED & JAMMED IN THE WHEEL WELL. AN AN343H3A BOLT, P/N 1243617-1, HAD SHEARED & ALLOWED THE NOSE GEAR TO JAM. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE NOSE GEAR BEARING HAD RECENTLY FAILED & THE ACFT HAD RUN OFF THE RWY & ONTO ROUGH TERRAIN. AFTER THE WHEEL BEARING WAS REPAIRED, THE ACFT HAD MADE 3 TAKEOFFS & 2 LANDINGS BEFORE THE NOSE GEAR JAMMED ON THIS FLT.

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..PREVIOUS DAMAGE

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

MAINTENANCE..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..JAMMED

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