Monday, December 13, 2021

Diamond DA42 Twin Star, N457TS: Incident occurred December 10, 2021 at Long Beach Airport (KLGB), Los Angeles County, California

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Long Beach, California

Aircraft landed gear up. 

K2 Aviation LLC


Date: 10-DEC-21
Time: 16:25:00Z
Regis#: N457TS
Aircraft Make: DIAMOND
Aircraft Model: DA42
Event Type: INCIDENT
Highest Injury: NONE
Aircraft Missing: No
Damage: UNKNOWN
Activity: PERSONAL
Flight Phase: LANDING (LDG)
Operation: 91
City: LONG BEACH
State: CALIFORNIA

2 comments:

  1. Flight school/rental aircraft. Oops. Wonder if this was an instructional flight for multi-training. If so, the CFI is going to regret this - highly unlikely it was a gear failure like most GA gear up landings on NTSB reports.

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  2. The DA42 has design issues with it landing gear.
    Refer to European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) AD No. 2019-0066, dated March 27, 2019, for more information. You may examine the EASA AD in the AD docket at https://www.regulations.gov by searching for and locating Docket No. FAA-2021-0602.

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