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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212511
Last updated: 2 September 2020
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Date:28-SEP-2017
Time:11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22-108
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N4734Z
C/n / msn: 22-8282
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Orangeburg, SC -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Ridgeland, SC (3J1)
Destination airport:Orangeburg, SC (OGB)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that, during touchdown, the right main landing gear tire failed. Subsequently, the airplane veered to the right, and a postimpact fire ensued.
The airplane was destroyed during the postimpact fire.
The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.



Probable Cause: A failed main landing gear tire for reasons that could not be determined due to postcrash fire damage. 


Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20170928X24944&key=1

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 8 months
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

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