2003 C-182 IN Mechanical Failure Non-Fatal Non-Fatal Single-Engine Washington Court House

C-182F Non-Fatal Washington Court House, IN May 4, 2003

A witness reported that the airplane touched down within 1,000 feet of the runway threshold. The airplane rolled about 200 feet, and the nose gear collapsed. The airplane then veered left and came to rest inverted. The witness added that the nose gear collapse left scrape marks on the runway. Examination of the airplane revealed that the upper link of the nose gear torque knee had failed.

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