NTSB Identification: LAX94LA362.
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Accident occurred Sunday, September 11, 1994 in BIG BEAR CITY, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/16/1995
Aircraft: BEECH B19, registration: N19NH
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT REPORTED THAT SHE MADE A NORMAL LANDING ON THE RUNWAY. DURING ROLLOUT, THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR SEPARATED FROM THE AIRPLANE. THEREAFTER, THE AIRPLANE SKIDDED OFF THE RUNWAY INTO A GRASSY AREA AND WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED. THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION COORDINATOR REPORTED THAT AN INSPECTION OF THE FAILED LOWER SECTION OF THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR ASSEMBLY REVEALED THE PRESENCE OF 'A PREVIOUS CRACK' WHICH COULD NOT HAVE BEEN DETECTED DURING PREFLIGHT INSPECTION.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

the failure and separation of the right main landing gear wheel assembly due to a preexisting and undetected crack.

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