Preliminary Accident Reports

December 2009 Issue

October 4, 2009, Louisville, Ky., Cessna 210

At about 1240 Eastern time, the airplane was substantially damaged during landing after the landing gear failed to completely extend. The flight instructor and commercial pilot were not injured. Visual conditions prevailed. During the flight, the landing gear and flaps (both of which were hydraulically actuated) were cycled several times without incident. Upon returning to base, the landing gear would not extend.

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