ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 142087
Last updated: 23 March 2017
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Narrative:After takeoff the undercarriage could not be retracted. Also, ATC reported a lack of SSR transponder signal. The Corvette returned to land. During rollout the left wing gradually descended until the wingtip contacted the runway.
Aérospatiale SN-601 Corvette
|C/n / msn:|| 30|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10|
|Airplane damage:|| Minor|
|Location:||Sevilla Airport (SVQ/LEZL) -
|Departure airport:||Sevilla Airport (SVQ/LEZL)|
|Destination airport:||Toulouse-Blagnac Airport (TLS/LFBO)|
It appeared that two cylinders which comprise the left main gear shock absorber separated. This also led to the transmission failure of the SSR transponder.