|37000 Feet||Browse and search NASA's
Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||0601 To 1200|
|Locale Reference||atc facility : 2w8|
airport : w28
|Altitude||agl bound lower : 0|
agl bound upper : 0
|Operator||general aviation : personal|
|Make Model Name||Small Aircraft, Low Wing, 2 Eng, Retractable Gear|
|Flight Phase||landing other|
|Function||flight crew : single pilot|
|Qualification||pilot : atp|
pilot : cfi
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 43|
flight time total : 2315
flight time type : 48
|Anomaly||aircraft equipment problem : critical|
other anomaly other
|Independent Detector||other flight crewa|
|Resolutory Action||none taken : unable|
|Air Traffic Incident||other|
On landing the nose gear collapsed. Was an small aircraft. There was no injuries and damage was limited to both propellers, nose gear doors, and fiberglass nose cone. The cause was a sheared nose gear bolt. This aircraft had a nose gear collapse previously. It is also important to compile records of small aircraft gear problems and disseminate the information to all small aircraft aircraft owners/users.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: NOSE GEAR OF LIGHT TWIN ENGINE ACFT COLLAPSES AFTER LNDG.
Narrative: ON LNDG THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. WAS AN SMA. THERE WAS NO INJURIES AND DAMAGE WAS LIMITED TO BOTH PROPS, NOSE GEAR DOORS, AND FIBERGLASS NOSE CONE. THE CAUSE WAS A SHEARED NOSE GEAR BOLT. THIS ACFT HAD A NOSE GEAR COLLAPSE PREVIOUSLY. IT IS ALSO IMPORTANT TO COMPILE RECORDS OF SMA GEAR PROBLEMS AND DISSEMINATE THE INFO TO ALL SMA ACFT OWNERS/USERS.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of August 2007 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.