NTSB Identification: MIA85IA137.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28025.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Saturday, March 30, 1985 in FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 402C, registration: N2719T
Injuries: 11 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 ACFT VEERED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF RWY 9R ON LANDING. INSPECTION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE TORQUE LINK WASHERS ON THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR HAD FAILED ALLOWING THE WHEEL ASSEMBLY TO ROTATE CAUSING THE LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. NO RECORD OF COMPLIANCE OF SERVICE LETTER ME83-87, MAIN LANDING GEAR SCISSOR WASHER REPLACEMENT WHICH DEALS WITH THIS TYPE OF OCCURRENCE COULD BE FOUND.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR STRUT..DISCONNECTED

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