NTSB Identification: NYC83LA059.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 19714.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Wednesday, February 02, 1983 in WILKES-BARRE, PA
Aircraft: BEECH G18S, registration: N9900R
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 PLT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL & COLLIDED WITH A DRAINAGE DITCH CAUSING THE MAIN GEAR TO COLLAPSE.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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