NTSB Identification: CHI90LA260.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42096.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 09, 1990 in GARRISON, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N714TR
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 AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN NORMALLY ON THE MAIN GEAR AND COMMENCED ROLL OUT. WHEN THE NOSE GEAR TOUCHED DOWN IT COLLAPSED AND THE AIRCRAFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED DURING IMPACT WITH THE TERRAIN. SUBSEQUENT INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE ENGINE MOUNT WAS CRACKED IN THE VICINITY OF TWO WELDS AT THE FIREWALL ATTACHMENT. THESE CRACKS HAD RUST IN THEM. THE COLLAPSE OF THE NOSE LANDING GEAR WAS COINCIDENT WITH THE CRACKS IN THE ENGINE MOUNT.

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

INADEQUATE INSPECTION OF THE AIRCRAFT.

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