NTSB Identification: NYC83LA053.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20279.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 19, 1983 in NEW CUMBERLAND, PA
Aircraft: Israel Aircraft Industries 1124, registration: N250RA
Injuries: 8 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.
DURING THE TAKEOFF ROLL AT ABOUT 117 KTS, THE ACFT BEGAN TO VIBRATE, PULL TO THE LEFT AND DECELERATE. THE TAKEOFF WAS ABORTED. THE ACFT CONTINUED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY AND CAME TO STOP AGAINST A SMALL EMBANKMENT. AN EXAM OF THE RWY REVEAL TIRE MARKINGS THAT LED TO WHERE THE ACFT CAME TO REST. MARKINGS MADE BY THE LEFT GEAR WERE CONSISTENT WITH THOSE OF A TIRE FAILURE. THE LEFT MAIN GEAR AND WHEEL, UNDERSIDE OF THE FUSELAGE AND LEFT TIP TANK WERE DAMAGED. AN INSPECTION OF THE LEFT BRAKE AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY WAS MADE, BUT NO EVIDENCE WAS FOUND TO INDICATE A MALFUNCTION OR FAILURE PRIOR TO THE TIRE FAILURE. THE TIRE, GOODYEAR PN 249K83-2, SN 22041595, HAD ACCRUED 98 CYCLES PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:LANDING GEAR,TIRE..FAILURE,TOTAL
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