NTSB Identification: DEN88LA189.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37499.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 25, 1988 in RAWLINS, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 195, registration: N3455V
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 ACFT LANDED ON RWY 22, A 7,000 X 100 FT ASPHALT RWY, WITH A 5 KNOT TAILWIND. DURING LANDING ROLL, A LOUD 'BANG' WAS HEARD AND THE ACFT SWERVED RIGHT LEAVING THE RUNWAY TO THE RIGHT. THE MAIN GEAR STRUCK THE EDGE OF AN INTERSECTING RWY RESULTING IN DAMAGE TO THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR. THE PAX SEAT BROKE LOOSE AND THE PAX WAS THROWN INTO THE LEFT REAR PAX SEAT. A POST ACCIDENT INSPECTION BY AN FAA AIRWORTHINESS INSPECTOR, REVEALED THAT THE TURNBUCKLES WHICH ATTACH THE CABLES FROM THE RUDDER CONTROL BELLCRANK TO THE STEERING ARM HAD CONTACTED THE REAR FUSELAGE BULKHEAD AND LIMITED THE TRAVEL OF THE STEERING MECHANISM.

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

LANDING GEAR,STEERING SYSTEM..MOVEMENT RESTRICTED

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

MAINTENANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE

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