NTSB Identification: ANC84FA192.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26627.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 27, 1984 in ANCHORAGE, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 305A, registration: N5312G
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING THE ROLLOUT THE TAIL WHEEL BEGAN TO SHIMMY AND THE ACFT SWERVED TO THE RIGHT AND GROUND LOOPED. THE LEFT WING AND LEFT HORIZONTAL STABILIZER CONTACTED THE GROUND. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE TAIL WHEEL SPRING ASS'Y WAS OVERSIZED AND NOT PROPERLY SECURED. THIS WAS THE FOURTH REPORTED OCCURRENCE INVOLVING GROUND DIRECTIONAL CONTROL PROBLEMS IN THIS ACFT.

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

LANDING GEAR,TAILWHEEL ASSEMBLY..INCORRECT

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

MAINTENANCE..IMPROPER..COMPANY MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


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