NTSB Identification: MIA86IA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29596.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Incident occurred Monday, October 28, 1985 in ST. THOMAS
Aircraft: CESSNA 402B, registration: N98685
Injuries: 8 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

AFTER LANDING THE PILOT MADE A 270 DEGREE LEFT TURN TO ENTERA TAXIWAY. AFTER COMPLETION OF THE TURN THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR BEGAN TO WOBBLE AND THEN COLLAPSED OUTWARDINSPECTION OF THE AIRCRAFT REVEALED THAT OF SIX BOLTS WHICH ATTACH THE LEFT GEAR SUPPORT BRACKET TO THE AIRCRAFT STRUCTURE, FIVE WERE MISSING AND THE REMAINING BOLT HAD PULLED LOOSE FROM THE STRUCTURE. THE BOLTS THAT WEAR MISSING WERE NOT RECOVERED.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..UNDETERMINED

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