Date & Time: Apr 3, 1973 at 1420 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation
Miami - Miami
United States of America
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While taxiing at Miami-Intl Airport, the right main gear collapsed and the airplane came to a halt. All three crew members evacuated safely while the aircraft was later considered as damaged beyond repair.
Failure of the right main gear due to hydraulic leak and material failure. The downlock mechanism failed to prevent the right gear from retract after hydraulic pressure loss for undetermined reason.