NTSB Identification: FTW82DA373
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Friday, September 10, 1982 in TOMBALL, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/10/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 310R, registration: N3980A
Injuries: 5 Uninjured.

THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED ON LANDING ROLL. THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE RUNWAY AND CROSSED A DRAINAGE DITCH SUSTAINING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE FUSELAGE. INSPECTION OF THE LANDING GEAR REVEALED THE BOLT THAT CONNECTS THE RETRACTION DRAG LINK, PN 0841226-4, TO THE LANDING GEAR STRUT WAS BROKEN.

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

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




Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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