NTSB Identification: NYC88LA140.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38230.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 15, 1988 in ROCHESTER, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E, registration: N2047K
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 LUSCOMBE 8E EXPERIENCED A FAILURE OF THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR AXLE DURING A BOUNCED LANDING. THE FAILURE OCCURRED AT THE WELD WHERE THE AXLE ATTACHES TO THE LANDING GEAR STRUT. EXAMINATION OF THE FRACTURE REVEALED A PRE-EXISTING CRACK THAT WAS NOT DETECTED PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

LANDING GEAR,AXLE..CRACKED

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

LANDING GEAR,AXLE..PREVIOUS DAMAGE


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