Accident Helio H-295 N50718, 01 Aug 2002
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 296855
 
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Date:01-AUG-2002
Time:15:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic COUR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Helio H-295
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N50718
MSN: 1268
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Fort Yukon, Alaska -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Fort Yukon, AK
Destination airport:Fort Yukon, AK
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The pilot reported that he was landing on a remote gravel strip when the right main landing gear tire/wheel separated from the airplane. He said the right main landing gear leg then dug into the ground, and the fuselage buckled at the landing gear attachment point. The pilot said he examined the right main landing gear axle, and found what he believes was a pre-existing crack where the axle failed.

Probable Cause: The failure of the axle shaft, which resulted in the separation of the right main tire/wheel from the airplane on landing.

Sources:

NTSB ANC02LA089

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 9 months
Download report: Final report
Other occurrences involving this aircraft

15 Sep 2014 N50718 Jespersen Aircraft Services Inc 0 Prospect Creek, Alaska sub
Loss of control.

Location


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