Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain, N678BY, 2 April 2011

Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain, N678BY


On final approach to his intended destination, the pilot selected the landing gear to the DOWN LOCKED position but it failed to extend fully. The aircraft diverted to an alternate airport and landed with the landing gear partially extended, resulting in damage to the aircraft but without injury to the pilot or passengers. Hydraulic fluid leaking from a failed hydraulic hose prevented the landing gear from operating normally.

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