NTSB Identification: MKC73IK072
14 CFR Part 121 Scheduled operation of NORTH CENTRAL AIRLINES INC
Aircraft: CONVAIR 580, registration: N968N

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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4-0017  73/5/31    MINNEAPOLIS,MINN    CONVAIR 580         CR-  0  0  3  SCHED DOM PASSG SRV       AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1707                    N968N               PX-  0  0 49                            UNK/NR, 13309 TOTAL
                                       DAMAGE-MINOR        OT-  0  0  0                            HOURS, 1057 IN TYPE,
                                                                                                   INSTRUMENT RATED.
        CLASSIFIED AS INCIDENT
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MINNEAPOLIS-ST.PA
        OPERATOR - NORTH CENTRAL AIRLINES,INC.
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          WATERTOWN,S DAK             MINNEAPOLIS,MINN
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           WHEELS-UP                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - CHAFED
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: EMERGENCY/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PRESSURE TOO LOW
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           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- R GR WOULDNT EXTEND.UPLATCH CABLE FAILED AT PULLEY.GR EMER SYS INOP DUE LEAKS & STICKY UPLATCH CYL

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