NTSB Identification: CHI68A0088
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: LOCKHEED PV-1, registration: N340

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2721  68/4/15    VALPARAISO,IND      LOCKHEED PV-1       CR-  0  0  2  NONCOMMERCIAL             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1357                    N340                PX-  0  0  0  CORP/EXEC                 45, 10500 TOTAL HOURS,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            4000 IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PORTER COUNTY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           COPILOT - IMPROPER OPERATION OF FLIGHT CONTROLS
           COPILOT - SPONTANEOUS-IMPROPER ACTION
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: TAILWHEEL ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - VIBRATION,EXCESSIVE
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        REMARKS- TAILWHEEL CAME UNLOCKED DUE TO EXCESSIVE FORWARD ELEVATOR CNTRL ON BOUNCED LNDG. TAILWHEEL FAILED.

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