NTSB Identification: ATL81IA064
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of PIEDMONT AVIATION INC
Aircraft: NAMC YS-11, registration: N259P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0004  81/4/13    CHARLOTTE,NC        NAMC YS-11          CR-  0  0  4  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1555                    N259P               PX-  0  0 34                            38, 12006 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            3450 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - DOUGLAS MUNI
        OPERATOR - PIEDMONT AVIATION,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WILMINGTON,NC               CHARLOTTE,NC
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           WHEELS-UP                                                LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: NOSEWHEEL STEERING
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        REMARKS- NWS LEVER SHAFT,PN 01-72304-3,FAILED.AUTO NWS INOP.NOSE WHEELS JAMMED IN WHL WELL DRG RETRACTION.

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