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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 33787
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Date:04-DEC-1969
Time:18:23 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C310 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 310
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N126X
C/n / msn: 35021
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands -   U.S. Virgin Islands
Phase: Landing
Nature:Survey
Departure airport:
Destination airport:St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
Written off in a wheels up landing at St. Thomas Airport, US Virgin Islands. Per NTSB report: "LANDING GEAR STRUT BEARING INSTALLED UPSIDE DOWN, SNAP RING WHICH LIMITS OLEO STRUT EXTENTION NOT SEATED. LANDING GEAR STUCK IN WHEEL WELL"

Sources:

https://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=4650&key=0 [NTSB Identification: MIA70F0274]


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