NTSB Identification: ATL85LA036.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26392.
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 13, 1984 in EADS, TN
Aircraft: CESSNA 195B, registration: N2133C
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 PLT STATED THAT HE WAS TAKING OFF WITH FULL PWR. THE ACFT ACCELERATED TO ABOUT 60 WHEN IT WENT OVER A SMALL RISE IN THE RWY, THE LEFT WHEEL ASSEMBLY SEPERATED FROM THE ACFT AT THE PT WHERE IT ATTACHES TO THE LANDING GEAR STRUT. THE STRUT DUG INTO THE GND AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. EXAM OF THE LANDING GEAR REVEALED EVIDENCE OF A FATIGUE CRACK AT THE ATTACH BOLT HOLES.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..FATIGUE

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

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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