Preliminary Accident Reports

July 2003 Issue

April 23, Boulder City, Nev. / Cessna 340

At 0718 Pacific time, a Cessna 340A was damaged when it taxied over an unmarked, partially collapsed manhole cover at Boulder City Municipal Airport. The left main landing gear collapsed into the hole, causing the nose gear to collapse as well. The pilot and passenger were not injured. The airport manager stated in a telephone interview that airport personnel had reported the partially collapsed manhole cover the previous night....

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