NTSB Identification: IAD80DID07
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8E, registration: N45765

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3476  79/12/30   INDIAN VALLEY,VA    LUSCOMBE 8E         CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 40, 298
        TIME - 1000                    N45765              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 152 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - PRIVATE STRIP
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          FOREST,VA                   INDIAN VALLEY,VA
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           UNDERSHOOT                                               LANDING: FINAL APPROACH
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND ALTITUDE
           PERSONNEL - PRODUCTION-DESIGN-PERSONNEL: SUBSTANDARD QUALITY CONTROL
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: MAIN GEAR-SHOCK ABSORBING ASSY,STRUTS,ATTACHMENTS,ETC.
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - POOR WELD
        REMARKS- PIC FIRST LNDG ON 650 FT STRIP.NO EVIDENCE OF HARD LNDG.NO PENETRATION OF WELD ON RMG TIEROD BRKT.

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