NTSB Identification: NYC80DA083
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: BEECH D55, registration: N500AC

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2799   80/9/8    BUFFALO,NY          BEECH D55           CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             COMMERCIAL, AGE 54, 4946
        TIME - 2118                    N500AC              PX-  0  0  3  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 2320 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GREATER BUFFALO
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GREENSBORO,NC               BUFFALO,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           WHEELS-UP                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - IMPROPERLY INSTALLED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        REMARKS- NOSE GEAR TORQUE KNEE INPROPERLY INSTALLED.NOSE GEAR LINKAGE ROD,PN 36-820011-9,FAILED.

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