NTSB Identification: ANC86IA137.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31833.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Saturday, August 23, 1986 in TOGIAK, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 207A, registration: N1472M
Injuries: 6 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.

AFTER LANDING THE AIRPLANE WAS TAXIING TO PARK AND THE PILOT NOTICED THE STEERING BECOMING STIFF. HE STOPPED THE AIRPLANE AND EXAMINED THE NOSE GEAR AND FOUND IT TO HAVE PIVOTED FORWARD WITH THE WHEEL COMING TO REST AGAINST THE NOSE COWLING. THE MECHANIC DETERMINED THAT THE AFT DRAG LINK BOLT HAD FAILED AND ALLOWED THE DRAG LINK TO SEPARATE FROM THE SECONDARY FIREWALL.

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,PARTIAL


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..COMPANY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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