NTSB Identification: DEN82DA092
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, May 21, 1982 in GILLETTE, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/21/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 180D, registration: N6415X
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

THE AIRCRAFT SWERVED OFF THE RUNWAY TO THE LEFT 1500 FEET FROM THE APPROACH END AND THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED. EXAMINATION REVEALED THREE OF FIVE "BRAKE ANTI-RATTLE CLIPS" WERE MISSING FROM EACH BRAKE ASSEMBLY, ALLOWING THE BRAKE DISK TO WABBLE. INSPECTION ALSO REVEALED A LACK OF PROPER MAINTENANCE OF THE LANDING GEAR AND BRAKE ASSEMBLIES.

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

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

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

MAINTENANCE,SERVICE OF AIRCRAFT/EQUIPMENT..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..FAILURE,PARTIAL


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD

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