LANDING GEAR-RELATED MISHAP REPORTS
Reported Raytheon/Beechcraft piston mishaps
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NOTE: All cause determinations preliminary and subject to change after NTSB releases final reports, as applicable.
Landing Gear-Related Mishaps
LGRMs from known mechanical causes, not included in the table above, average roughly 10% of the total number of LGRMs.
Year Known Mechanical
2000 10 reports
2001 6 reports
2002 0 reports
2003 13 reports
2004 6 reports
It's quite likely that post-investigation repair and claims adjustment has found maintenance and fatigue issues that contributed to a large number of the "gear collapse" mishaps.
Landing Gear-Related Mishaps as a percentage of total annual reports
Observations on Landing Gear-Related Mishaps
LGRMs: All certified, piston-engine retractable gear airplanes
Much more to come....
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