Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Cessna T210N Turbo Centurion, N5340Y: Accident occurred September 14, 2018 at San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport (KSBP), California

The National Transportation Safety Board did not travel to the scene of this accident.

Additional Participating Entity:
Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; San Jose, California

Aviation Accident Preliminary Report - National Transportation Safety Board: https://app.ntsb.gov/pdf

https://registry.faa.gov/N5340Y

Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
Accident Number: WPR18LA264
Date & Time: 09/14/2018, 1718 PDT
Registration: N5340Y
Aircraft: Cessna T210
Injuries: 1 None
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General Aviation - Personal 

On September 14, 2018, about 1718 Pacific daylight time, a Cessna T210, N5340Y, veered to the right during landing roll at the San Luis County Regional Airport (SBP), San Luis Obispo, California. The pilot subsequently corrected to the runway centerline and came to a stop in the runway safety area. The private pilot was not injured, and the airplane sustained substantial damage to the right horizontal stabilizer. The airplane was registered to and operated by the pilot under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91 as a personal flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and a flight plan was not filed for the cross-country flight. The flight originated from John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA), Santa Ana, California at 1613, with a destination of SBP.

During the approach to land at SBP, the pilot lowered the gear and felt the gear extending into place. The pilot saw the left main landing gear and felt that everything was normal. As the airplane contacted the runway at 65-70 knots, he felt a "bump up from the right" as the nose landing gear immediately made contact with the runway. The airplane veered right and exited the runway, completing a 180° turn in the runway safety area. The pilot also reported not hearing the warning horn or seeing the indicator lights during the approach.

Initial examination of the airplane by a Federal Aviation Administration inspector revealed that the right main landing gear remained retracted. The airplane was relocated to a facility at the airport, and the landing gear extension motor was replaced. The landing gear was extended, and no anomalies were noted. The warning horn sounded, and landing gear indicator lights illuminated.

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Cessna
Registration: N5340Y
Model/Series: T210 N
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Amateur Built: No
Operator: Cripe Michael L
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None 

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KSBP, 200 ft msl
Observation Time: 0056 UTC
Distance from Accident Site: 0 Nautical Miles
Temperature/Dew Point: 19°C / 9°C
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Wind Speed/Gusts, Direction: 13 knots / , 310°
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility: 10 Miles
Altimeter Setting: 29.83 inches Hg
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Departure Point: Santa Ana, CA (KSNA)
Destination:  San Luis Obispo, CA (KSBP)

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 1 None
Latitude, Longitude:  35.237500, -120.640556 (est)

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Damaged right hand elevator and right side of horizontal stabilizer.