NTSB Identification: MIA84LA010.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22846.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 08, 1983 in ST. AUGUSTINE, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 210L, registration: N1778X
Injuries: 5 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 ACFT LANDED GEAR UP AFTER THE LANDING GEAR COULD BE EXTENDED IN FLIGHT. THE PLT STATED DURING THE APP TO ST. AUGUSTINE ATTEMPTS TO LOWER THE GEAR WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. THE GEAR DOORS WOULD OPEN AND THE HYDRAULIC PUMP WAS WORKING BUTTHE GEAR WOULD NOT EXTEND. ATTEMPTS TO MANUALLY HAND PUMP IT DOWN WERE ALSO UNSUCCESSFUL. POST CRASH INVESTIGATION SHOWED THAT THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM HAD EVIDENCE OF WATER AND THE FLOW CONTROL MANIFOLD ASSEMBLY VALVE HAD RUSTED CAUSING THE GEAR DOORS TO OPERATE IMPROPERLY.

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

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

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

WHEELS UP LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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