NTSB Identification: MKC86IA058.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30841.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Wednesday, February 05, 1986 in ST. LOUIS, MO
Aircraft: SAAB-Fairchild SF340, registration: N342AM
Injuries: 12 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.

ON INITIAL CLIMBOUT FM LAMBERT FIELD, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, THE CONTROL TOWER AT LAMBERT RPTD TO THE PIC OF FLT 1163 THAT ONE OF THE MAIN LANDING GEAR WHEELS HAD FALLEN OFF THE ACFT. THE ACFT WAS RETURNED AND LANDED SAFELY. INITIAL INSPECTION REVEALED WHAT APPEARED TO BE A BEARING FAILURE AND SUBSEQUENT DEPARTURE OF THE RIGHT OUTBOARD WHEEL ASSY. NO ADDITIONAL INSPECTION BY THE MANUFACTURER WAS ATTEMPTED DUE TO THE LACK OF FAILED BEARING MATERIAL FROM THE MAIN LANDING GEAR WHEEL ASSEMBLY.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..LOSS,PARTIAL

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

LANDING GEAR,WHEEL..SEPARATION

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

LANDING GEAR,WHEEL..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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