NTSB Identification: LAX83LA261.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23791.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 01, 1983 in NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV
Aircraft: CESSNA 401A, registration: N6293Q
Injuries: 6 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.
THE ACFTS MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED DURING LANDING TOUCHDOWN. AFTER THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT AND CAME TO REST ABOUT 600 FT BEYOND THE THRESHOLD AND 90 FT NORTHWEST OF THE RWY EDGE. AN FAA INSPECTOR SAID 'IT APPEARS THAT AN ADJUSTING SCREW (P/N 0841113-1) ON THE RETRACTION LINKAGE FAILED. THIS CAUSED THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR TORETRACT AND SHEAR A BOLT (P/N NAS 46404-26) ON THE BELLCRANK ASSEMBLY.' ACCORDING TO A CESSNA REPRESENTATIVE THE FAILURECOULD BE THE RESULT OF WEAR OR MISRIGGING. THE COMPANY OWNING AND OPERATING THE ACFT CEASED FLT OPERATIONS ABOUT SIX MONTHS AFTER THE ACCIDENT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..FAILURE,TOTAL
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