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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 221707
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Date:14-JUL-2018
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BOLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Steen Skybolt
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N22GL
MSN: GL-1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Lexington, TX -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Taylor, TX (T74)
Destination airport:Lexington, TX (TA75)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
After landing and while taxiing to the hangar, the bottom of the airplane's fuselage began to drag on the ground. Realizing that something was wrong, the pilot stopped the airplane and turned the engine magneto switch to off. Postaccident examination revealed that a fatigue failure of the main landing gear (MLG) truss had occurred, which allowed the MLG to spread apart.





Probable Cause: The fatigue failure of the main landing gear (MLG) truss, which resulted in the MLG spreading apart.


Sources:

NTSB

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 7 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

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