NTSB Identification: ATL84LA036.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22435.
Accident occurred Friday, November 04, 1983 in CHARELSTON, SC
Aircraft: CESSNA 210, registration: N8866A
Injuries: 3 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.

WHILE ON DOWNWIND FOR A SECOND TOUCH AND GO LANDING THE PLT LOWERED THE LANDING GEAR BUT RECEIVED A SAFE INDICATION ONLY ON THE NOSE GEAR. AFTER 2 HOURS OF ADDITIONAL FLIGHTS AND 5 ATTEMPTS TO LOWER THE GEAR THE PLT WAS FORCED TO LAND WITH THE UNSAFE CONDITION. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION REVEALED THAT THE RT LANDING GEAR DOOR ACTUATOR SNAP RING WAS DISLODGED FROM ITS GROOVE, ALLOWING THE HYDRAULIC FLUID TO ESCAPE.

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

MAINTENANCE,MAJOR REPAIR..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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