ASN Aircraft accident Gulfstream G-IV N400UP Denver-Arapahoe County Airport, CO (APA)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Monday 24 July 1995
Time:13:36 MDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gulfstream G-IV
Operator:Union Pacific Aviation
Registration: N400UP
MSN: 1054
First flight: 1988
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Denver-Arapahoe County Airport, CO (APA) (   United States of America)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Allentown-Lehigh Valley International Airport, PA (ABE/KABE), United States of America
Destination airport:Denver-Arapahoe County Airport, CO (APA/KAPA), United States of America
During landing roll/taxi, following a normal flight and landing, the left main landing gear strut disconnected and the strut penetrated the landing gear fairing box.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure of the left main landing gear strut attachment for undetermined reasons. "


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Distance from Allentown-Lehigh Valley International Airport, PA to Denver-Arapahoe County Airport, CO as the crow flies is 2475 km (1547 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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