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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 150123
Last updated: 31 August 2019
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Time:14:19 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C-45 Expeditor
Owner/operator:CFA Aero Services
Registration: RP-C984
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Ninoy Aquino International Airport - RPLL -   Philippines
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:RPLL
Destination airport:RPLO
The gear of the aircraft detached soon after take-off from Ninoy Aquino International Airport - RPLL. The pilot decided to make an emergency landing back to the airport, where he landed with one gear.

Nobody was injured.

The Aircraft Accident Investigation and Inquiry Board determined that the probable cause of this accident was:
Primary Cause Factor
Failure of the RH MLG axle cone bearing. (Material Factor). The disintegration of the right main landing gear axle cone bearing caused the right wheel to be freed from its mounting and eventually fall off as the landing gears were retracted.

Contributory Cause Factors
a. Poor quality control at maintenance inspection at the AMO Level. Human Factor, Maintenance. The 100 hrs, 1000 hrs, annual inspection at the AMO level during the 12, 000 hour aircraft time which include the removal/ repacking of the cone bearings as outlined in the Beech Aircraft Maintenance Manual was not adequately performed including possible replacement of condition items.
b. Inadequate pre-flight and post-flight inspection conducted by the maintenance personnel and the pilots of C.M. Aero Services, Inc. Human Factor. Maintenance. The collective failure to notice any unusual movement of the right wheel could be traced to the non-adherence to checklist procedures


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Revision history:

13-Oct-2012 15:45 FLYINGBROTHER1 Added
07-Sep-2016 19:36 harro Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]

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