NTSB Identification: NYC89LA127.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38933.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 30, 1989 in HUDSON, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N4766X
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.

THE PLT RPRTD THAT SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT STARTED TO TRACK TO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY. HE STATED THAT HE APPLIED RIGHT RUDDER & BRAKE, BUT THIS HAD NO EFFECT, SO HE INCREASED POWER. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE RIGHT WING DROPPED, THE PROP HIT THE RWY & THE ACFT CONTD OFF THE LEFT SIDE INTO GRASS. AFTER THE ACDNT, THE WHEEL & PART OF THE STRUT FROM THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR WERE FOUND IN THE CENTER OF THE RWY. THE OWNER SAID THE STRUT FAILED THRU A BOLT HOLE & THE FRACTURE WAS CRYSTALLIZED.

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

FATIGUE FAILURE OF THE RIGHT MAIN STRUT.

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