NTSB Identification: IAD71II047
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of PIEDMONT AVIATION INC
Aircraft: NIHON YS-11A, registration: N245P

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0017   71/4/5    WINSTON-SALEM,NC    NIHON YS-11A        CR-  0  0  4  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       ATP,FLIGHT INSTR., AGE
        TIME - 1036                    N245P               PX-  0  0 12                            45, 19210 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            1550 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - SMITH REYNOLDS
        OPERATOR - PIEDMONT AVIATION,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION         LAST ENROUTE STOP
          KNOXVILLE,TENN              WASHINGTON,DC                ROANOKE,VA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           WHEELS-UP                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: EMERGENCY/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - JAMMED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - INTENTIONAL WHEELS-UP
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LANDED ON FOAMED RUNWAY
        EMERGENCY CIRCUMSTANCES - PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON AIRPORT
                                  SUSPECTED MECHANICAL DISCREPANCY
        REMARKS- UN LOWER L MLG.BOLTS OF L GR DOOR ACTUATOR BAR SHEARED ALLOWED DOORS TO CLOSE WITH GR UP.

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