|Quoting Missourifarmer (Reply 1):|
Dont landing gears "lock" into place? What would make a landing gear just collapse on a stationary aircraft?
|Quoting Knucklemaster (Thread starter):|
|Quoting BR715-A1-30 (Reply 2):|
The locks may not actually lock into place, leaving the aircraft vulnerable to gear collapses. Hydraulic failures, any other sort of failure that may cause the gear to malfunction.
|Quoting Bongodog1964 (Reply 3):|
If a plane is being dismantled, it is to all intents and purposes "dead"; no hydraulic pressure, no pneumatic pressure, no electrical power. Thus relying on any of its safety systems is a little careless. Even mechanical locks which rely on the planes positive pressure on its undercrriage could abe ffected by balance changes as equipment is removed.
|Quoting Deltajet757 (Reply 4):|
Is it possible someone could have pulled the gear pins out?
|Quoting Skyweasy82 (Reply 6):|
The guy was working on the gear, and he did pull the pin, also there was someone in the cockpit that pulled the gear lever up.
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