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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134909
Last updated: 17 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic PA24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-24-250
Registration: N5975P
C/n / msn: 241068
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sterling, CO -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Imperial, NE (IML)
Destination airport:Sterling, CO (STK)
Investigating agency: NTSB
According to the pilot, after several attempts to extend the landing gear, he manually extended the landing gear. After a "slow" landing and a "brief" rollout, the landing gear collapsed. The airplane settled onto the runway, slid approximately 200 feet and came to a stop on the runway centerline. Within a few moments a fire ensued, destroying the airplane. A witness stated that the airplane landed on its tires and then rolled several feet before the landing gear collapsed. An examination of the airplane revealed no anomalies.

Probable Cause: the failure of the landing gear extension system for undetermined reasons.



Revision history:

21-Dec-2016 19:26 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 18:19 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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