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N34360 accident description

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Crash location 45.974723°N, 86.171945°W
Reported location is a long distance from the NTSB's reported nearest city. This often means that the location has a typo, or is incorrect.
Nearest city Manistique, MI
46.140804°N, 86.183198°W
11.5 miles away
Tail number N34360
Accident date 06 Aug 2006
Aircraft type Meyers Aircraft Co. MAC-145
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The airplane sustained substantial damage when the left main landing gear collapsed during taxi. The pilot reported, "Started taxi on ramp - gear selector in up position (cause unknown at this time - inadvertent contact?) Left gear folded while in 180 [degree] turn to the right." The pilot reported that there were no mechanical malfunctions with the airplane in reference to the flight.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot not verifying the landing gear selector position prior to starting the taxi.

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