Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2009 Issue

October 1, 2009, Brooksville, Fla., Butler Aircraft Company Aerostar

At about 1400 Eastern time, the airplane was substantially damaged when its nose gear collapsed on landing. The solo private pilot was not injured. Visual conditions prevailed. The pilot reported that, after he selected the landing gear to the down position, he observed three green lights were illuminated.

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