NTSB Identification: NYC72AN028
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of U.S. AIR
Aircraft: CONVAIR 580, registration: N5844

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0018  71/8/20    PITTSBURGH,PA       CONVAIR 580         CR-  0  0  3  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 2040                    N5844               PX-  0  0 50                            UNK/NR, 8300 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            4100 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - GRTR PITTSBURGH
        OPERATOR - U.S. AIR
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          PITTSBURGH,PA               CINCINNATI,OHIO              PARKERSBURG,W VA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           MISCELLANEOUS                                            LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: MAIN GEAR-SHOCK ABSORBING ASSY,STRUTS,ATTACHMENTS,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED OR KNOWN AIRCRAFT DAMAGE
        REMARKS- WORN LOCK PIN IN UPPER BEARING SHEARED.R GR LOWER ASSY SEPARATED AT PARKERSBURG.DIVERTED TO PITT.

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