NTSB Identification: ATL88IA117.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36656.
Incident occurred Monday, March 14, 1988 in NEW YORK, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1990
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 680E, registration: N50
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.
THE AIRPLANE HAD BEEN GIVEN A DAILY INSP ON 03-10-88 WITH NO STRUCTURAL DAMAGE NOTED. DURING THE NEXT DAILY INSPECTION ON 03-14-88, SKIN BUCKLING WAS NOTED ON BOTH WINGS. THREE DIFFERENT PILOTS HAD FLOWN THE AIRPLANE BETWEEN INSPECTIONS AND ALL INDICATED THAT THE FLIGHTS WERE NORMAL WITH NO TURBULENCE ENCOUNTERS AND ALL INDICATED THAT THE AIRPLANE WAS OPERATED WITHIN THE DESIGN ENVELOPE. THE AIRPLANE WAS OPERATED BY FAA.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:WING,SKIN..BUCKLED
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this incident to be:DESIGN STRESS LIMITS OF AIRCRAFT..EXCEEDED..UNKNOWN
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