NTSB Identification: MIA84LA027.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22845.
Accident occurred Sunday, November 06, 1983 in PUNTA GORDA, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 120, registration: N76932
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT DEPARTED THE RWY WHEN THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR FAILED DURING LANDING. THE PLT STATED THAT AFTER LANDING THE ACFT PULLED TO THE RIGHT, HE CORRECTED TO THE LEFT AND THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED. INSPECTION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT THE RIGHT MAIN TIRE AND WHEEL ASSEMBLY HAD FAILED. INSPECTION REVEALED THAT THE WHEEL FAILED FROM OVERLOAD AND SHOWED BENDING CONSISTENT WITH A SIDE LOADING.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD

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