Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2006 Issue

October 7, 2006, Alabaster, Ala. / Piper PA-28R-180

The airplane sustained a collapsed right main landing gear at 1300 Central time while landing. Visual conditions prevailed; the Private pilot reported no injuries. On the initial takeoff, after raising the gear, the pilot noticed the gear in-transit light remained on. After troubleshooting, the pilot continued on to the practice area to do some air work, then returned to the airport for some touch-and-go landings. The pilot stated that on the first landing the gear…

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