NTSB Identification: MIA87IA170.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33853.
Incident occurred Wednesday, June 03, 1987 in JACKSONVILLE, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-44-180, registration: N180PA
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE RT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. EXAMINATION OF THE LANDING GEAR REVEALED THAT THE STRUT HOUSING (TRUNNION) FAILED DUE TO OVERLOAD WHICH WAS PRECIPITATED BY FATIGUE AND CAUSED BY A STRESS RISER LOCATED ON A MANUFACTURING SEAM.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR STRUT..FATIGUE

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

MATERIAL INADEQUATE..MANUFACTURER

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR STRUT..FAILURE,TOTAL

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