NTSB Identification: CHI84LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24929.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 01, 1984 in WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN
Aircraft: PIPER J-4E, registration: N37996
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 SKI-EQUIPPED ACFT SUFFERED LANDING GEAR FAILURE DURING A LANDING ON A SNOW COVERED TURF RWY. THE LANDING GEAR SEPARATED WHEN AN ATTACH POINT FAILED. THE PLT GAVE FATIGUE FAILURE AS A REASON FOR THE FAILURE.

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

LANDING GEAR,SKI ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..SEPARATION

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..FATIGUE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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