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The pilot reported that he selected gear down when established inbound on the approach and noted three green lights. He stated that he rechecked the gear indications on short final and again confirmed three greens. After a normal touchdown was accomplished, the nosewheel was lowered onto the runway and braking was commenced. The right hand side of the aircraft dropped slightly, the aircraft veered right, and the pilot assumed that the right hand tyre had blown. The right hand gear then collapsed and the propellor hit the ground. The gear collapse was due to mechanical failure of the bellcrank fitting, which then allowed the sidebrace locking mechanism to become unlocked.
 
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