Date & Time: Feb 27, 2003 at 1950 LT
Type of aircraft:
Fokker F27 Friendship
Operator:
Registration:
ZK-NAN
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Blenheim-Blenheim
MSN:
10365
YOM:
1968
Region:
Oceania
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While performing a training flight, the crew simulated a gear problem and extended the gear with the emergency system. After landing, the main gear partially collapsed and the aircraft suffered major damage. The crew did not select the main gear handle down system and did not install the gear locking pins.