NTSB Identification: FTW97LA076.
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Accident occurred Saturday, January 04, 1997 in ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/25/1997
Aircraft: Cessna 140A, registration: N3799V
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
According to the pilot, during the landing roll following a 'normal landing,' the right main landing gear 'broke at [the] midpoint.' The remaining piece of the landing gear then 'pulled out at the root.' Examination of the landing gear by the owner 'showed a crack from the leading edge to the step bolt hole.'
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The fracture of the right main landing gear for an undetermined reason. Full narrative available
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