NTSB Identification: LAX85LA300.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28385.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 30, 1985 in IMPERIAL, CA
Aircraft: HELIO H-250, registration: N55XV
Injuries: 3 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.

THIS PLT EXECUTED A FULL FLAP 40 MPH LANDING. AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR LIFTED OFF THE RWY, & THE PLT WAS NOT ABLE TO LOWER IT USING RUDDER, BRAKES, & AILERON CONTROL. NO ATTEMPT WAS MADE O USE POWER TO REGAIN DIRECTINAL CONTROL AS THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED TO THE LEFT. THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED INBOARD. ALL LANDING GEAR FRACTURES WERE DUE TO OVERLOAD CONDITIONS. THE WIND WAS FROM 30 DEGREES LEFT OF THE RWY HEADING AT 7 KTS.

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

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

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