NTSB Identification: MIA66A0024
14 CFR Part 121 Nonscheduled operation of ZANTOP AIR TRANSPORT
Aircraft: CURTIS C-46F, registration: N606Z

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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1-0045  65/8/31    ATLANTA,GA          CURTIS C-46F        CR-  0  0  2  NS/CTR REVENUE CARGO DOM  AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1018                    N606Z               PX-  0  0  0                            49, 11315 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            206 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - ATLANTA MUNICIPAL
        OPERATOR - ZANTOP AIR TRANSPORT
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE INSPECTION OF AIRCRAFT (MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: EMERGENCY/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY
        FACTOR(S)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - FATIGUE FRACTURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - HYDRAULIC FAILURE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - WRONG PART
        REMARKS- IMPROPERLY FABRICATED HOSE-NORMAL EXTENSION.WRONG BOLT IN EMERGENCY EXTENSION SYSTEM.BOTH FAILED.

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