NTSB Identification: SEA85LA071.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27503.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 10, 1985 in RENO, NV
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GC, registration: N7545F
Injuries: 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.

A HARD LANDING OCCURRED AND THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY WHERE IT CAUGHT FIRE. THE ACFT HAD NO FIRE EXTINGUISHING EQUIPMENT ON BOARD AND THE ACFT WAS THEN DESTROYED BY THE FIRE.

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

FLARE..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

FIRE EXTINGUISHER..LACK OF


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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