NTSB Identification: MIA86LA063.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30400.
Accident occurred Thursday, January 23, 1986 in OPA LOCKA, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 310J, registration: N12DS
Injuries: 1 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 PILOT/OWNER REPORTED THAT HE HAD THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR REPAIRED TWICE PREVIOUSLY DUE TO LEFT GEAR COLLAPSES UPON LANDING. HE ALSO STATED THAT HE HAD JUST PICKED UP THE AIRCRAFT FROM THE MECHANIC PERFORMING THE LAST REPAIR. WHEN UPON THE FIRST LANDING THE LEFT GEAR AGAIN COLLAPSED. THE LEFT GEAR ATTACH BRACKET WAS FOUND TO HAVE BEEN RECENTLY REPLACED AND WAS OUT OF ALIGNMENT. THIS CAUSED THE LEFT GEAR TO NOT EXTEND FULLY AND LOCK. THE MECHANIC WHO PERFORMED THE MAINTENCE FAILED TO PROPERLY REPAIR THE GEAR AND ALSO FAILED TO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED RECORD ENTRIES.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..DISTORTED

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

MAINTENANCE,ADJUSTMENT..NOT PERFORMED..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

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


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,RECORDKEEPING..NOT PERFORMED..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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