NTSB Identification: LAX86LA005.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29846.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 05, 1985 in BLYTHE, CA
Aircraft: WILLIE II, registration: N7919
Injuries: 2 Minor.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
ON OCT 5, 1985 A WILLIE II HOMEBUILT CRASHED ON TAKEOFF AFTER ITS LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. VMC EXISTED AT THE TIME AND NO FLT PLAN WAS FILED. THE AC SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE AND THE TWO OCCUPANTS RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES. THE WINDS WERE FROM 050. AT 8 KTS. THE PLT DID NOT STATE WHY THE GEAR COLLAPSED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..UNDETERMINED
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