NTSB Identification: ANC90LA003.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 40339.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 05, 1989 in DILLINGHAM, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/18/1990
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22, registration: N5715D
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 PILOT REPORTED THAT DURING A LANDING, HE HAD JUST STARTED TO APPLY BRAKES TO TURN OFF THE RUNWAY WHEN THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. HE HAD JUST PURCHASED THE AIRCRAFT & SUSPECTED THAT IT MAY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN A PREVIOUS HARD LANDING; HOWEVER, THIS WAS NOT VERIFIED.

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

FAILURE OF THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR.

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