NTSB Identification: GAA16CA136
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Sunday, February 07, 2016
Slate Creek, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date:
FOX AL KIT FOX MODEL, registration:
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.
The pilot of a tailwheel equipped airplane reported that during the landing roll, the left main landing gear slowly collapsed forward.
During a postaccident examination of the airframe by the pilot it was revealed that the left main landing forward gear tube had collapsed, which resulted in substantial damage to the landing gear mounting bracket.
Photographs provided by the pilot substantiated that the landing gear had collapsed forward.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this
The left main landing gear forward gear tube collapsed during the landing roll.