Preliminary Accident Reports

October 2001 Issue

Preliminary Reports

General aviation and air carrier accidents currently under investigation

The following briefs were selected from the 246 preliminary reports filed with the NTSB in July 2001. Statements in quotes were taken directly from the NTSB documents. The information is subject to change as the investigations are completed.

July 01, Broomfield, Colo.
Cessna Cardinal RG

At 11:25 mountain time, a Cessna 177RG was damaged during landing at Broomfield-Jefferson County (Jeffco) Airport. The pilot and his passenger were not injured. The pilot said he heard a loud “pop” and noticed the landing gear unsafe light was illuminated. The main landing gear was partially extended and could not be fully extended or retracted. The pilot eventually landed on runwa...

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