NTSB Identification: NYC89LA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39902.
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 22, 1989 in JOHNSTOWN, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/29/1992
Aircraft: BEECH A100, registration: N23605
Injuries: 2 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 A LANDING ROLL OUT, THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. AN EXAM REVEALED THAT THE LANDING GEAR DOWN LOCK PLATE WAS BROKEN, WHICH ALLOWED THE MAIN LANDING GEAR TO COLLAPSE INTO THE WHEEL WELL.

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

FAILURE OF THE DOWN LOCK PLATE, WHICH ALLOWED THE LANDING GEAR TO COLLAPSE.

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