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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||0601 To 1200|
|Locale Reference||airport : 4s9|
|Altitude||agl bound lower : 0|
agl bound upper : 0
|Controlling Facilities||tower : sav|
|Operator||general aviation : personal|
|Make Model Name||Cessna 210 Centurion / Turbo Centurion 210C, 210D|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 91|
|Flight Phase||landing other|
|Function||flight crew : single pilot|
|Qualification||pilot : instrument|
pilot : private
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 10|
flight time total : 460
flight time type : 225
|Anomaly||aircraft equipment problem : critical|
other anomaly other
|Independent Detector||other flight crewa|
other other : unspecified cockpit
|Resolutory Action||none taken : anomaly accepted|
|Consequence||faa : investigated|
|Air Traffic Incident||other|
First flight after extensive maintenance including rewiring and annual inspection. Cycled gear in-flight several times without down-lock indication. Attempted to pump gear to lock with manual hand pump without improvement. Visually gear in proper position. On rollout nose-gear collapsed leading to minor airframe damage and propeller strike. No injuries occurred. FAA notified and investigating. Callback conversation with reporter revealed the following information: reporter stated that the purpose of the flight was to test the aircraft after extensive maintenance. The cause of the nose gear collapse was due to a check valve left out during overhaul of the nose lock actuator. The aircraft was a 1969 C210.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: C210 NOSE GEAR FAILED DURING LNDG ROLL RESULTING IN DAMAGE TO THE NOSE GEAR, AIRFRAME AND PROP.
Narrative: FIRST FLT AFTER EXTENSIVE MAINT INCLUDING REWIRING AND ANNUAL INSPECTION. CYCLED GEAR INFLT SEVERAL TIMES WITHOUT DOWN-LOCK INDICATION. ATTEMPTED TO PUMP GEAR TO LOCK WITH MANUAL HAND PUMP WITHOUT IMPROVEMENT. VISUALLY GEAR IN PROPER POS. ON ROLLOUT NOSE-GEAR COLLAPSED LEADING TO MINOR AIRFRAME DAMAGE AND PROP STRIKE. NO INJURIES OCCURRED. FAA NOTIFIED AND INVESTIGATING. CALLBACK CONVERSATION WITH RPTR REVEALED THE FOLLOWING INFO: RPTR STATED THAT THE PURPOSE OF THE FLT WAS TO TEST THE ACFT AFTER EXTENSIVE MAINT. THE CAUSE OF THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSE WAS DUE TO A CHK VALVE LEFT OUT DURING OVERHAUL OF THE NOSE LOCK ACTUATOR. THE ACFT WAS A 1969 C210.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of July 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.