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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145107
Last updated: 19 June 2018
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Type:Apollo Monsoon
Registration: N125AP
C/n / msn: 00004
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:La Cholla Airpark - 57AZ, Oro Valley, Tucson, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Oro Valley, AZ (57AZ)
Destination airport:Oro Valley, AZ (57AZ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
The pilot reported that during the landing he set the rear two wheels down and tried to hold the nose gear up longer than he previously had. As the trike began to slow, the nose gear slammed onto the runway and collapsed. After the aircraft slid to a stop in the middle of the runway, it tipped over onto its right side, which resulted in substantial damage to the right wing.
Probable Cause: The pilotís failure to lower the nose landing gear in time to prevent it from slamming onto the runway and collapsing.



Revision history:

17-Apr-2012 12:22 gerard57 Added
17-Apr-2012 17:27 Geno Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2012 00:09 Anon. Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2012 08:47 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
18-Apr-2012 14:13 Geno Updated [Source]
25-May-2012 20:20 Geno Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:34 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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