NTSB Identification: MIA86IA069.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30507.
Incident occurred Saturday, February 01, 1986 in FOLKSTON, GA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-60, registration: N9784Q
Injuries: 1 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.

THE PLT STATED THAT WHILE ON A FLIGHT FROM TAMPA, TO JACKSONVILLE FL, HE MADE AN UNAUTHORIZED DEVIATION & LANDED AT DAVIS FIELD FOLKSTON GA, WHERE THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. POST CRASH EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE GEAR COLLAPSED DUE TO THE FAILURE OF THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR OUTBOARD RETRACT STRUT ASS'Y.

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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