NTSB Identification: MIA00LA072.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, January 19, 2000 in PALMETTO, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/29/2000
Aircraft: Aeronca 7AC, registration: N82029
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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The pilot stated that while landing the right main landing gear strut failed at a weld on the top part of the strut. The right main gear collapsed and folded under the aircraft. He welded the strut back on to relocate the aircraft. The fracture was destroyed and could not be examined by NTSB.

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

Failure for undetermined reasons of the right main landing gear strut during landing resulting in collapse of the right main landing gear.

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