NTSB Identification: ANC89LA093.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38573.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, June 16, 1989 in EEK, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/19/1991
Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300, registration: N32062
Injuries: 3 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, THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR SEPARATED FROM THE ACFT & DAMAGED THE STABILATOR. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT WAS STOPPED NEAR THE MIDPOINT OF THE RWY WITH THE RIGHT WINGTIP ABOUT 4 FT OFF THE EDGE. AN EXAM REVEALED THE CENTER TORQUE LINK BOLT HAD FAILED & ALLOWED THE OLEO STRUT TO COME LOOSE.

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

FAILURE OF THE CENTER TORQUE LINK BOLT ON THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR.

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