Aircraft Incident/Accident Report
Clarence Cannon Airport

Kirksville, Missouri 63501
Friday, June 29, 1984 14:45 CDT

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
AFTER TAKING OFF, THE PLT NOTED A MALFUNCTION OF THE LANDING GEAR SYS. HE THEN TRIED TO LOWER THE GEAR, BUT THE NOSE GEAR WOULD NOT EXTEND. ALL ATTEMPTS TO EXTEND THE NOSE GEAR WERE UNSUCCESSFUL, SO THE PLT ELECTED TO MAKE A WHEELS-UP LANDING. AFTER THE LANDING, AN EXAM REVEALED THAT THE NOSE GEAR WAS COCKED & JAMMED IN THE WHEEL WELL. AN AN343H3A BOLT, P/N 1243617-1, HAD SHEARED & ALLOWED THE NOSE GEAR TO JAM. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE NOSE GEAR BEARING HAD RECENTLY FAILED & THE ACFT HAD RUN OFF THE RWY & ONTO ROUGH TERRAIN. AFTER THE WHEEL BEARING WAS REPAIRED, THE ACFT HAD MADE 3 TAKEOFFS & 2 LANDINGS BEFORE THE NOSE GEAR JAMMED ON THIS FLT.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date6/29/1984 
Event Day of the WeekFriday 
Time of Event1445 
Event Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time 
Event CityKIRKSVILLE  
Event StateMISSOURI 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site63501  
Event Date Year1984 
Event Date Month
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location AirportCLARENCE CANNON  
Event Location Nearest Airport IDIRK  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportOn Airport 
Distance from airport in statute miles
Degrees magnetic from airport
Airport Elevation966 
Weather Briefing CompletenessUnknown 
Investigator's weather sourceWeather Observation Facility 
Time of the weather observation1445 Central Daylight Time 
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)
Weather Observation Facility IDIRK  
Elevation of weather observation facility966 
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)
Time Zone of the weather observationCDT 
Lighting ConditionsDay 
Lowest Ceiling Height
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsScattered 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingNone 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles) 20 
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)25 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)14 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)360 
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown 
Wind Gust IndicatorNot Gusting 
Wind Gust (knots)
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) 30 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryNone 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal-- 
Injury Total Minor-- 
Injury Total None
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All-- 
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)827 
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification Date-- 
NTSB Notification Time
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information24544 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 9:15AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN761YR 
NTSB NumberMKC84LA189  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 91: General Aviation 
Type of Flight Plan filedNone 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
DamageSubstantial 
Aircraft FireNone 
Aircraft ExplosionNone 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NameCESSNA  
Aircraft ModelT210M  
Aircraft Series IdentifierT210M  
Aircraft Serial Number21062629  
Certified Max Gross Weight3800 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassU.S. Registered/U.S. Soil 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft
Number of Engines
Fixed gear or retractable gearRetractable 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionAnnual 
Date of Last InspectionMar 6 1984 12:00AM 
Airframe hours since last inspection50 
Airframe Hours1822 
ELT InstalledYes 
ELT ActivatedNo 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteUnknown 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner NameJACK A. AUXTER  
Aircraft Owner Street AddressRT. 6  
Aircraft Owner CityKIRKSVILLE  
Aircraft Owner StateMO 
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode63501  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator Name  
Operator Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Street Address  
Operator City  
Operator State  
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateNone 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not-- 
Indicates Domestic or International Flight-- 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail-- 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Business 
Second Pilot on BoardNo 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport Code82K  
Departure CityCAMERON  
Departure StateMO 
Departure Country  
Departure Time1320 
Departure Time ZoneCDT 
Destination Same as Local Fltcrash at destination city 
Destination Airport CodeIRK  
Destination CityKIRKSVILLE  
Destination StateMO 
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightLanding 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 10:36AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location36  
Runway Length6004 
Runway Width100 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--