NTSB Identification: CEN14CA310
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, May 24, 2014 in Dallas, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/02/2014
Aircraft: CESSNA 421A, registration: N936U
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.


The pilot, with three passengers, proceeded toward the runway for departure, in a twin-engine airplane. As the airplane approached the taxiway intersection, the right main landing gear collapsed, causing the right wing tank and right engine propeller to impact the ground. Examination of the airplane revealed substantial damage to the right wing and damage to the right engine propeller. Further examination of the landing gear revealed that the gear was not properly rigged.

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

The improper rigging of the landing gear by maintenance personnel, which resulted in the landing gear collapse.

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