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NTSB Identification: DEN78DTM02
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: THORP T-18, registration: N12KB
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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2771   77/10/1 NR.MOAM, UT           THORP T-18          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 51, 365
        TIME - UNK/NR                  N12KB               PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 150 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            NOT INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - CANYONLANDS
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          LEADVILLE, CO              MOAM, UT
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           AIRFRAME FAILURE: ON GROUND                              LANDING: ROLL
           NOSE OVER/DOWN                                           LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: WHEELS,TIRES,AXLES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: POORLY MAINTAINED RUNWAY SURFACE
        REMARKS- 4 WHEEL BOLTS FAILED,WHEEL,AXLE,BRAKE ASSY SEPARATED FRM GR LEG.DIRT STRIP.
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