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Last updated: 4 December 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:miércoles 27 octubre 1993
Hora:23:15
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operador:Edward A. Mueller
Registración: N191FL
Numéro de série: BB-107
Año de Construcción: 1976
Horas Totales de la Célula:6420
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Repaired
Ubicación:Reno-Cannon International Airport, NV (RNO) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Privado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Reno-Cannon International Airport, NV (RNO/KRNO), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Carlos Airport, CA (SQL/KSQL), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
A Beech 200, N191FL, incurred an electrical fire in the landing gear motor and associated wiring during the takeoff initial climb at Reno, Nevada. The aircraft returned to the Reno-Cannon International Airport with the landing gear jammed in a partially retracted configuration and the gear collapsed on touchdown. The aircraft was operated by the pilot and was on a cross country personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed for the operation. The aircraft incurred substantial damage. The pilot and his four passengers were not injured. The flight was originating at the time of the mishap as a cross country flight to San Carlos, California.
The pilot reported that just after moving the landing gear handle to the up position in the initial climb, the cockpit began to fill with smoke. The pilot said he dumped the cabin in an attempt to clear the smoke. He noticed the landing gear appeared to be hung in an in transit position and he pulled the cockpit circuit breaker. The pilot stated that the smoke, which smelled of burning electrical insulation, appeared to get heavier and heat could be felt on the cockpit floor. The pilot said he requested and received a return to airport landing clearance from the control tower, and, just after touchdown, the right main landing gear collapsed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The improper overhaul of the right main landing gear actuator by maintenance personnel, and the operator's failure to assure that the airplane manufacturer's mandatory service bulletin requiring modification of the gear motor circuit protection was accomplished."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 10 months
Accident number: LAX94LA030
Download report: Summary report

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Distance from Reno-Cannon International Airport, NV to San Carlos Airport, CA as the crow flies is 307 km (192 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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