NTSB Identification: LAX88LA086.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35377.
Accident occurred Thursday, January 14, 1988 in SONOMA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 195, registration: CGADA
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.

DURING A LOCAL PILOT CHECK FLIGHT, UPON TOUCHDOWN, A LOUD BANG WAS HEARD. THE ACFT GRADUALLY VEERED TO THE RIGHT THEN GROUND LOOPED. A LOCAL MECHANIC WAS UNABLE TO IDENTIFY A FAILURE. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE BRAKES WERE OPERATING NORMALLY PRIOR TO AND DURING THE FIRST TOUCH AND GO LANDING. THE RT LNDG GEAR STRUT BROKE AND EXHIBITED EVIDENCE OF A OVERLOAD FAILURE.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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