NTSB Identification: SEA85LA072.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27335.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 10, 1985 in CHRISTMASVALLEY, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA 170A, registration: N9166A
Injuries: 1 Minor,2 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.

UPON TOUCHDOWN THE LEFT AXLE BROKE AND THE LEFT MAIN GEAR S EPARATED FROM THE ACFT. THE ACFT LEFT THE RWY AND THE NOSED OVER. THE PLT DISCOVERED THAT THE AXLE HAD CRISTALIZED AND THEN CRACKED.

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

LANDING GEAR,AXLE..FAILURE,TOTAL

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