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Last updated: 9 October 2020
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Date:17-APR-2012
Time:23:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA44 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-44-180 Seminole
Owner/operator:30 WEST LLC
Registration: N740FT
C/n / msn: 44-7995084
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Merritt Island Airport - KCOI, Merritt Island, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:KCOI
Narrative:
Upon landing at Merritt Island Airport - KCOI, Merritt Island, Florida , the aircraft, a Piper PA-44-180 Seminole, N740FT, experienced a left main landing gear collapse, sustaining relative minor damage.

The three occupants on board the aircraft were not injured.

Sources:

https://www.faa.gov/data_research/accident_incident/preliminary_data/events01/media/08_740FT.txt (not the nosewheel....)

[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-777525?ref=feeds/latest] (incident photo)

https://www.flickr.com/photos/carspottingmex/5386864224/ (photo)


Images:

Photo of N740FT courtesy AirHistory.net


Merritt Island (KCOI / COI)
14 January 2020; (c) Kas van Zonneveld

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Apr-2012 16:35 Geno Added
19-Apr-2012 00:48 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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