NTSB Identification: MIA85IA032.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26897.
Incident occurred Tuesday, November 13, 1984 in MIAMI, FL
Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200, registration: N1053U
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.

THE NOSE CEAR COLLAPSED DURING A LANDING. AN EXAM DISCLOSED THAT THE HYDRAULIC ACTUATOR FIREWALL MOUNTING BRACKET HAD FAILED PRIOR TO COMPLETE EXTENSION OF THE NOSE GEAR. PIPER SERVICE BULLETIN, SB 413, RELATED TO THIS PROBLEM; HOWEVER, NO LOGBOOK ENTRY WAS FOUND TO VERIFY COMPLIANCE.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,TOTAL

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