NTSB Identification: ANC88LA119.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37112.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Saturday, August 27, 1988 in JOSEPH VILLAGE, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/03/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 185F, registration: N4838C
Injuries: 4 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 PILOT-IN-COMMAND STATED THE AIRPLANE STRUCK A DEPRESSION IN THE RUNWAY UPON LANDING AT JOSEPH, ALASKA. EXAMINATION OF THE LEFT MAIN GEAR SHOWED THAT A BRACKET, PART NUMBER 0713495-61 FAILED DUE TO OVERLOAD, AND ALLOWED THE LANDING GEAR TO SEPARATE FROM THE AIRPLANE.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


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