NTSB Identification: CHI71IC049
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of U.S. AIR
Aircraft: CONVAIR 580, registration: N5820

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0003   71/1/4    INDIANAPOLIS,IND    CONVAIR 580         CR-  0  0  3  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       CERTIFICATE UNKNOWN, AGE
        TIME - 1841                    N5820               PX-  0  0 17                            UNK/NR, UNK/NR TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, UNK/NR IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   UNK/NR INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WEIR-COOK
        OPERATOR - U.S. AIR
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          INDIANAPOLIS,IND            INDIANAPOLIS,IND             TERRE HAUTE,IND
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: MAIN GEAR-SHOCK ABSORBING ASSY,STRUTS,ATTACHMENTS,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PREVIOUS DAMAGE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED OR KNOWN AIRCRAFT DAMAGE
        REMARKS- R MLG SHOCK STRUT CYL FAILED ON TERRE HAUTE LDG. PLT MADE GO AROUND,CONT TO INDIANAPOLIS. LND OK.

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