NTSB Identification: NYC81FGM26
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N98472

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2029  81/8/20    MT PLEASANT,PA      PIPER J3C-65        CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             AIRLINE TRANSPORT, AGE
        TIME - 1400                    N98472              PX-  0  0  1  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  39, 1750 TOTAL HOURS, 78
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            IN TYPE, INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - MT PLEASANT-SCOTT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          MT PLEASANT,PA              LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: INADEQUATE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: MAIN GEAR-SHOCK ABSORBING ASSY,STRUTS,ATTACHMENTS,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - POOR WELD
        REMARKS- LNDG GEAR STRUT FAILED WHERE IT HAD BEEN WELDED TO REPAIR A CRACK.

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