NTSB Identification: ANC90LA136.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42603.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 08, 1990 in TALKEETNA, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N5246E
Injuries: 3 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.
UPON TOUCHDOWN ON A GRAVEL STRIP, THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR SPRING BROKE OFF AT THE WHEEL AXLE ATTACHING POINT, DUE TO FATIGUE CRACKS. THE AIRPLANE NORMALLY OPERATES WITH WHEEL-SKIIS DURING THE WINTER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: FAILURE OF THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR SPRING UPON LANDING.
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