NTSB Identification: DEN86FA256.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32845.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 21, 1986 in BROOMFIELD, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 185C, registration: N2674Z
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PLT STATED THAT HE MADE AN 'EXTRA SMOOTH LANDING' ON RWY 11L AND DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. EXAMINATION OF LANDING GEAR MOUNTING BOLT REVEALED EVIDENCE OF AN OVERLOAD FAILURE. THE ENGINEER THAT EXAMINED THE BOLT, NUT, AND MOUNTING PLATE STATED THAT THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF PREVIOUS 'WEAR' AROUND THE BOLT HOLE. THERE WAS EVIDENCE OF DIRT AND GREASE FOUND BETWEEN THE LANDING GEAR AND THE MOUNTING PLATE. THE WIND WAS REPORTED TO BE 040 DEGREES AT 10 KNOTS.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..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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