NTSB Identification: ANC05WA135
Accident occurred Friday, September 02, 2005 in Meinerzhagen, Germany
Aircraft: Piper PA-31-400, registration:
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On September 2, 2005, about 1620 coordinated universal time, a Piper PA-31-400 airplane, Switzerland registration HB-LTM, sustained substantial damage when the right main landing gear retracted after landing at the Meinerzhagen Airport, Meinerzhagen, Nordrheim-Westfalen, Germany. The airplane was being operated by Thomke Management AG, under the provisions of German civil aviation regulations when the accident occurred. The pilot and the two passengers were not injured. The flight originated in Lusanne, Switzerland.

Information provided by the Government of Germany, indicated that the right main landing gear retracted during the landing roll.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of, and is being conducted by the German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Investigation, Braunschweig, Germany. This report is for informational purposes only, and contains only the information released by or obtained from the government of Germany. Further information may be obtained from:

German Federal Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Investigation
Hermann-Blenk-Str. 16
38108 Braunschweig

Tel +49 531 3548 - 0

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