NTSB Identification: ATL84LA224.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24680.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, July 19, 1984 in NO.MYRTLE BEACH, SC
Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55, registration: N4E
Injuries: 2 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.

WHEN THE PLT EXTENDED THE GEAR, THE LANDING GEAR MOTOR CIRCUIT BREAKER (C/B) POPPED. HE RESET THE C/B & AFTER A COOL DOWN PERIOD ATTEMPTED TO EXTEND THE GEAR AGAIN, BUT WITH THE SAME RESULTS. THE PLT WAS NOT ABLE TO EXTEND THE GEAR FULLY DOWN & LOCKED WITH THE EMERGENCY EXTENSION SYSTEM. THE ACFT WAS SUBSEQUENTLY LANDED WITH THE LANDING GEAR PARTIALLY EXTENDED & THE GEAR COLLAPSED. EXAM REVEALED THAT SEVERAL P/N 5201KD BEARINGS WERE BROKEN & HAD BECOME JAMMED BETWEEN THE WORM GEAR & THE GEAR BOX HOUSING OF THE LANDING GEAR ACTUATING SYSTEM. THERE WAS LITTLE GEAR LUBRICANT IN THE ACTUATOR. THE ACTUATOR HAD BEEN OPERATED 4,538 HRS SINCE NEW & HAD NOT BEEN OVERHAULED. THE MANUFACTURER'S RECOMMENDED OVERHAUL PERIOD IS 2,000 HRS.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..JAMMED

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

LANDING GEAR,EMERGENCY EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..JAMMED

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

MAINTENANCE,LUBRICATION..INADEQUATE..COMPANY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

MAINTENANCE,REPLACEMENT..NOT PERFORMED..COMPANY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


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