NTSB Identification: MIA87LA149.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33022.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 28, 1987 in DAYTONA BEACH, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1988
Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC, registration: N3167E
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.

PILOT MADE A HARD LANDING AT WHICH TIME THE LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. THE AIRCRAFT THEN GROUND LOOPED AND RAN OFF THE RUNWAY. POST CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE LEFT MAIN GEAR REVEALED IT COLLAPSED WHEN A SUPPORT BRACE RUSTED THROUGH FROM THE INSIDE OF THE TUBE. THE BRACE HAD HAD A PREVIOUS REPAIR AND IS NORMALLY COVERED BY THE AIRCRAFT'S FABRIC.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..CORRODED

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..FAILURE,TOTAL

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