Date & Time: Jan 7, 2010 at 1145 LT
Type of aircraft:
Saab 340
Operator:
Registration:
C6-SBE
Flight Phase:
Parking
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nassau - Marsh Harbour
MSN:
099
YOM:
1987
Country:
Bahamas
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Two crew took place in the cockpit to prepare the aircraft for a scheduled commercial service to Marsh Harbour. In unknown circumstances, all three landing gear failed simultaneously and aircraft fall on the ground. Both occupants were uninjured while the aircraft was withdrawn from use. It is not known if the retraction of all undercarriage is due to a mechanical failure or a mistake on part of the crew.
Probable cause:
Gear retraction on ground.