Preliminary Accident Reports

February 2004 Issue

November 09, Millington, Tenn. / Cessna 210

At 1419 central time, a Cessna 210D was substantially damaged during an emergency landing at the Millington Municipal Airport. The pilot and pilot-rated passenger were not injured. The pilots were conducting touch and go landings at Dyersburg Municipal Airport, Dyersburg, Tenn. and received an unsafe landing gear indication after attempting to lower the landing gear. The landing gear would not come down even after the emergency gear extension checklist was followed. The pilot diverted to Millington and requested a fly-by so that the tower controller could check the status of the landing gear. The fly-by showed that the nose gear was extended but not the main landing gear. The pilot entered t...

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