NTSB Identification: CHI92LA147.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47922.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 10, 1992 in GREENBAY, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/26/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 150, registration: N50610
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.
THE STUDENT PILOT REPORTED THE AIRPLANE SUDDENLY VEERED TO THE RIGHT SOON AFTER TOUCHDOWN. HE WAS UNABLE TO REGAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE NOSE GEAR ULTIMATELY COLLAPSED. EXAMINATION OF THE NOSEWHEEL STEERING MECHANISM BY THE COMPANY MECHANIC DISCLOSED A FRACTURED AND DISCOLORED STEERING ARM ROD END BOLT. A FRACTURED ROD END BOLT WILL RESULT IN AN UNSTEERABLE NOSEWHEEL.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: A FRACTURED ROD END BOLT WHICH RESULTED IN AN UNSTEERABLE NOSEWHEEL.
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