NTSB Identification: BFO88LA043.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37377.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 01, 1988 in MANASSAS, VA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1989
Aircraft: BEECH C23, registration: N9358S
Injuries: 1 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 PLT SAID THAT EARLIER HE ATTEMPTED TO LAND AT CARLISLE, PA AND DURING THE LNDG ROLL HE ENCOUNTERED A WIND GUST AND LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT. THE R WING RAISED AND THE ACFT WENT OFF THE SIDE OF THE RWY. THE PLT SAID HE HEARD A LOUD BUMP AS THE L WING DRAGGED THE GROUND. THE PLT REGAINED CONTROL AND DID A GO AROUND. HE FLEW TO MANASSAS AND LANDED. AS HE TRIED TO TURN OFF THE RWY THE L GEAR COLLAPSED. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED OVERLOAD FAILURE OF THE L MAIN GEAR HOUSING.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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