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The pilot reported that the circuit and landing were normal. After about 200 metres of ground roll the nosewheel began to shimmy and the nosegear collapsed. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway and all occupants evacuated without injury. The maintenance organisation which recovered the aircraft advised that they have identified and changed an intermittently faulty down lock microswitch. A detailed rigging check was carried out and all dimensions and tolerance were found to be in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications. The maintenance organisation was unable to duplicate the unlock condition during multiple retractions on the ground.
 
General details
Date: 07 September 1993 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 15:00 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
 Occurrence class: Technical 
Release date: 19 October 1993 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Final  
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Cessna Aircraft Company 
Aircraft model: 210K 
Aircraft registration: VH-RZM 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Minor 
Departure point:Domadgee Qld
Destination:Mornington Island Qld
 
 
 
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