NTSB Identification: CHI88LA197.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38617.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 06, 1988 in NOBLESVILLE, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/24/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 310RII, registration: N98980
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.

DURING THE LANDING ROLL, SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHDOWN AND BRAKE APPLICATION, THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED DUE TO THE FAILURE OF THE DRAG BRACE. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT AND IT VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY BEFORE COMING TO A STOP IN THE GRASS.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,TOTAL

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