Accident Ayres S-2R-R1340 Thrush N3104S, 11 Jun 2004
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 178409
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ayres S-2R-R1340 Thrush
Registration: N3104S
MSN: R1340-025
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Eagle Lake Airport (ELA) near Eagle Lake, Texas -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Eagle Lake, TX (ELA)
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
During takeoff roll on runway 17 (a 3,801 feet long and 60 feet wide asphalt runway), the airplane "pulled" to the left and veered off the runway. Examination of the airplane revealed that the left main landing gear partially collapsed. The fuselage tubular structure failed near a previous weld repair that was not documented in the maintenance records. The fracture surfaces displayed evidence of corrosion.
Probable Cause: The partial collapse of the left main landing gear as a result of a failure of the fuselage structure due to corrosion.



Other occurrences involving this aircraft

25 Apr 2011 N3104S Thompson Farm Air 0 Estelline, SD sub
Runway excursion.
12 Jul 2020 N3104S Wayson Air 0 Lee County, Keokuk, IA sub


Revision history:

08-Aug-2015 12:24 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 18:07 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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