NTSB Identification: CEN11LA173
Nonscheduled 14 CFR Part 135: Air Taxi & Commuter
Accident occurred Thursday, February 03, 2011 in Albuquerque, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/22/2011
Aircraft: CESSNA 402, registration: N5802C
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.

Shortly after takeoff, the hydraulic pressure caution light illuminated and the nose gear failed to retract when the pilot attempted to raise the gear. The pilot accomplished the appropriate emergency procedure checklists and unsafe gear indications remained. Following an approved flyover of the tower to verify gear position, the pilot performed a precautionary landing. During the landing the right main landing gear collapsed, resulting in substantial damage. Subsequent examination of the airplane and related hydraulic system components revealed no anomalies and the landing gear system operated normally during functional testing. The reason for the landing gear's failure could not be determined.

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

The failure of the landing gear system for undetermined reasons.

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