NTSB Identification: LAX83FUJ03
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, November 04, 1982 in BULLHEAD CITY, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/04/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG, registration: N7733V
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED DURING LANDING. SEVERAL ATTEMPTS BOTH NORMAL AND EMERGENCY TO EXTEND GEAR FAILED. THE ROD END BEARING (CESSNA PART # S-2049-6FG) HAD FAILED. THIS PREVENTED GEAR EXTENSION. SERVICE LETTER 79-37 RECOMMENDING INSTALLING A NEW HIGH STRENGTH BEARING WAS NOT COMPLIED WITH.

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:

MAINTENANCE,SERVICE BULLETIN/LETTER..NOT PERFORMED..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

MATERIAL INADEQUATE,IMPROPER..MANUFACTURER


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