NTSB Identification: CHI82DA105
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, March 29, 1982 in MINERAL POINT, WI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/29/1983
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 100, registration: N5518M
Injuries: 4 Uninjured.

THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED DURING A LANDING ON RUNWAY 22 WITH THE WIND FROM 140 DEGREES AT 15 GUSTING 22 KNOTS. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT AND WENT OFF OF THE RUNWAY. IT CONTINUED INTO A GULLY AND NOSED OVER. AN EXAMINATION REVEALED THAT A BOLT HAD FAILED WHERE THE RIGHT MAIN STRUT WAS ATTACHED TO THE FRAME. NO EVIDENCE OF FATIGUE WAS FOUND.

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

LEVEL OFF..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DOWNHILL

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