NTSB Identification: SEA85LA218.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28395.
Accident occurred Friday, September 20, 1985 in BOISE, ID
Aircraft: WACO UIC, registration: N13572
Injuries: 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.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT WHEN HE LANDED, THE ACFT BEGAN DRIFTING TO THE LEFT. SINCE THERE WAS A HIGH SPEED TURN-OFF AHEAD, HE DID NOT MAKE AN IMMEDIATE CORRECTION FOR THE DRIFT. WHEN A CORRECTION WAS APPLIED, THE ACFT DID NOT RESPOND & IT CONTINUED INTO A GROUND LOOP. THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR THEN COLLAPSED UNDER A SIDE LOAD. DURING A REPAIR, THE RIGHT LANDING GEAR CABANE STRUT WAS FOUND TO HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED WITH UNDERSIZED MATERIAL.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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