NTSB Identification: NYC92LA094.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47788.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, June 01, 1992 in CLEVELAND, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/14/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 310R, registration: N225SC
Injuries: 2 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 PILOT WAS EXECUTING A RIGHT TURN ONTO THE RUNWAY IN PREPARATION FOR DEPARTURE AND THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. THE TOP OF THE MAIN GEAR STRUT HOUSING AND THE UPPER SIDE BRACE/DOWN LOCK LINK ASSEMBLY ATTACHMENT POINT WERE FOUND BROKEN OFF. THE AIRPLANE HAD JUST BEEN RETURNED TO SERVICE FOLLOWING THE COLLAPSE OF THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR 6 MONTHS EARLIER. BOTH MAIN LANDING GEARS WERE OVERHAULED AFTER THE PREVIOUS ACCIDENT, AND A 'SERVICEABLE UPPER STRUT HOUSING' WAS INSTALLED IN THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR.

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

A FAILURE OF THE LEFT MAIN GEAR'S UPPER STRUT HOUSING AND DOWN LOCK LINK ASSEMBLY ATTACH POINT.

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