NTSB Identification: LAX86LA245.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32935.
Accident occurred Friday, June 06, 1986 in MARYSVILLE, CA
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD 24R-40, registration: N28509
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

THE ACFT'S LEFT WING SPAR FAILED WHILE THE ACFT WAS IN LEVEL FLT. THE PLT WAS ABLE TO REGAIN PARTIAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT AND LANDED IT IN A PLOWED FIELD. THE ACFT OWNER REPORTED HE HAD PREVIOUSLY REPLACED THE RIGHT WING DUE TO DETERIORATION OF THE WOOD STRUCTURE. THE LEFT WING HAD A TOTAL OF 1783 OPERATING TIME DURING THE 46 YEARS PRIOR TO THIS ACCIDENT.

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

WING,SPAR..DETERIORATED

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

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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