NTSB Identification: LAX83LA039
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, November 26, 1982 in EL MONTE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/26/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 210, registration: N9504X
Injuries: 4 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 EXPERIENCED A PROBLEM DIRECTLY AFTER TAKEOFF WHEN HE DISCOVERED THE LANDING GEAR WOULD NOT RETRACT. AFTER CONTINUALLY TRYING TO LOCK THE GEAR IN PLACE, HE EXECUTED AN EMERGENCY LANDING. INVESTIGATION REVEALED A MALFUNCTION IN THE HYDRAULIC POWER PACK WHICH OPERATES THE NOSE LANDING GEAR CAUSING THE MAIN LANDING GEAR TO FAIL TO EXTEND AND LOCK.

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

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

GEAR RETRACTION..NOT POSSIBLE


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WHEELS UP LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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