NTSB Identification: CHI85LA033.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26491.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 28, 1984 in CHICAGO, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N66964
Injuries: 1 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 PVT PLT STATED THAT HE WAS AWARE OF A NOSE WHEEL SHIMMY ON THE ACFT BEFORE FLT BUT WAS ADVISED BY THE OPERATOR THAT IT WAS SAFE TO FLY. HE STATED THAT UPON LANDING, WHEN THE NOSE WHEEL TOUCHED DOWN, IT BEGAN TO SHIMMY VIOLENTLY AND THE NOSE TIRE BLEW. INSPECTION REVEALED DAMAGE TO THE ACFT FIREWALL.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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