NTSB Identification: NYC78DFA03
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N70232

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3477  77/8/28    LAKE GEORGE,NY      CESSNA 185          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 49, 3785
        TIME - 0630                    N70232              PX-  0  0  0  BUSINESS                  TOTAL HOURS, 1800 IN
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            TYPE, NOT INSTRUMENT
                                                                                                   RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - LAKE GEORGE
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          UTICA,NY                    LAKE GEORGE,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           WHEELS-DOWN LANDING IN WATER                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: NORMAL RETRACTION/EXTENSION ASSEMBLY
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        REMARKS- 1/4 INCH ROD END BEARING FAILED.LEFT MAIN GEAR DROPPED AND RIGHT WING HIT WATER DURING LANDING.

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