NTSB Identification: DEN84LA129.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24407.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 15, 1984 in AURORA, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N89984
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.
ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE ACFT SUDDENLY GROUND LOOPED DURING THE LANDING & DEPARTED THE RWY. AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE LEFT GEAR LEG HAD COLLAPSED AT SOME TIME DURING THE ACCIDENT SEQUENCE. THE LEFT GEAR LEG PIN, WHICH WAS FOUND SHEARED, HAD A DARK DISCOLORATION IN THE OUTER 1/3 DIAMETER OF THE PIN WHERE IT HAD EVENTUALLY FAILED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..FATIGUE
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