On May 11, 2012, at 0930 UTC, a Cessna 210L, French Registration F-GBGF, was substantially damaged when the left main landing gear collapsed while landing at Les Loges Airport (LFAI), Nangis, France. The pilot and three passengers on board were not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The airplane departed Les Mureaux Airport (LFXU), Les Mureaux, France.

During an approach and landing at LFXU, the airplane landed hard. Afterward, the landing gear did not work correctly. The pilot elected to divert to LFAI. During the landing at LFAI, the left main gear retracted.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the French government. Any further information may be obtained from:

Bureau d'Enquetes et d'Analyses
pour la securite de l'aviation civile
Zone Sud - Batiment 153
200 rue de Paris
Aeroport du Bourget
93352 Le Bourget Cedex
Tel: +33 1 49 92 72 00
Fax: +33 1 49 92 72 03

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from, the BEA of France.

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