NTSB Identification: MKC84LA061.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23653.
Accident occurred Monday, January 09, 1984 in BATTLE CREEK, NE
Aircraft: PIPER J-3, registration: N6839H
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 ACFT AS TAXIING ON A HARD PACKED SNOW COVERED FIELD WHEN THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. VISUAL INSPECTION DID NOT SHOW ANY SIGNS OF FATIGUE. SLIGHT BENDING AND OVERLOAD SEPARTION OF THE SHOCK STRUT TUBING WAS EVIDENT.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR SHOCK ABSORBING STRUT..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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