NTSB Identification: CHI08LA143
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, May 24, 2008 in Norfolk, VA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/12/2010
Aircraft: BEECH A36, registration: N4605M
Injuries: 4 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 flight touched down with a "squeak" on landing, and after about 50 feet of ground roll the left tire blew. The aircraft veered off the left side of the runway and struck the concrete base of a runway light, which was about 3-4 inches above the ground, resulting in the left wing rear spar fracture. The left tire was found flat after the accident and did not exhibit excessive wear or a "bullseye" type failure typical of a locked wheel.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The failure of the left main landing gear tire for undetermined reasons. Full narrative available
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