Accident Piper PA-28R-200 N2981R,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 296289
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Date:Thursday 9 January 2003
Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28R model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-28R-200
Owner/operator:Marcair Aviation, Inc.
Registration: N2981R
MSN: 28R-35370
Year of manufacture:1969
Total airframe hrs:2204 hours
Engine model:Lycoming IO-360-C1C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Roanoke, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Roanoke, TX (52/F)
Destination airport:Roanoke, TX (52F)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
On a post-flight inspection, the left main landing gear was found forced through the upper left wing surface, and the right main landing gear distorted the upper right wing surface. The reason for the failure of the main landing gear assembly and attach points was not determined.

Probable Cause: The failure of the main landing gear assembly and attach points for undetermined reasons.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Report number: FTW03LA207
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
10 April 2005 N2981R Skymates 3 Jefferson, TX w/o
Collision with pole or wires

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