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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137434
Last updated: 20 December 2020
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Date:15-JUN-2011
Time:13:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340A
Owner/operator:Southern Aircraft Consultancy Inc Trustee
Registration: N346DW
C/n / msn: 340A-0742
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Fairoaks Airport, Chertsey Road, Chobham, Woking, Surrey -   United Kingdom
Phase: Landing
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Dunsfold Aerodrome, Cranleigh, Surrey (EGTD)
Destination airport:Fairoaks Airport, Surrey (EGTF)
Investigating agency: AAIB
Narrative:
Suffered an undercarriage collapse either on landing or shortly afterwards (during the landing roll) on 15/6/2011 at Fa
Fairoaks Airport, Chertsey Road, Chobham, Woking, Surrey. No injuries sustained to the pilot (the sole person on board). Per the official AAIB report:

"During the landing roll, the aircraft’s right main landing gear retracted and the aircraft departed from the right side of the paved runway, damaging the aircraft. The damage sustained by the landing gear components was consistent with the right main landing gear side brace folding, as weight was transferred onto the right main landing gear during the landing. The cause of the landing gear collapse was not positively identified. Damage to right main landing gear, right flap, right wingtip and right propeller, right engine shock-loaded"

Sources:

1. Saw incident
2. Photo of incident: https://www.flickr.com/photos/twaircraftphotos/5940493225/
3. FAA: http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=346DW&x=15&y=14
4. AAIB: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5422ed57ed915d1374000177/Cessna_340A_N346DW_01-12.pdf
5. N346DW at Fairoaks, post accident 24-07-2011: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39860650@N02/5978109663

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: AAIB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report


Images:

Photo of N346DW courtesy AirHistory.net


Dunsfold (EGTD)
27 January 2016; (c) Brian R Burrage

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Jul-2011 07:24 Slideman Added
18-Dec-2012 09:50 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
04-Dec-2016 21:38 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Dec-2016 21:42 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source]

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