NTSB Identification: NYC84LA098.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23942.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 04, 1984 in BEDFORD, MA
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E, registration: N2843K
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 WAS DECELERATING AT ABOUT 35 MPH DURING ROLL WHEN A GUST OF WIND PICKED UP THE RIGHT WING AND THE ACFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT. FULL POWER WAS APPLIED TO REGAIN CONTROL AND DURING ACCELERATION THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE ACFT PIVOTED RIGHT AND STOPPED.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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