NTSB Identification: NYC88LA040.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37221.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 14, 1987 in SCHENECTADY, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 210, registration: N9568T
Injuries: 1 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 LANDING, THE LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. A METALLURGICAL EXAMINATION REVEALED THAT THE LEFT MAIN GEAR SADDLE ASSEMBLY WAS FRACTURED INTO THREE PIECES THROUGH THE AREA NEAR THE FORWARD EDGE OF THE LANDING GEAR STRUT. WHEN EXAMINED FURTHER, THE FACES AND SURROUNDING MATERIAL DISPLAYED FEATURES TYPICAL OF AN OVERSTRESSED SEPARATION.

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..OVERLOAD

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