Date & Time: Apr 24, 1997 at 1710 LT
Type of aircraft:
Bristol 170 Freighter
Landing (descent or approach)
Wrangell - Bronson Creek
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Upon touchdown at Bronson Creek Airport, the right main gear collapsed. The right wing struck the runway surface and out of control, the aircraft veered off runway and came to rest in a grassy area. All three occupants escaped with minor injuries while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
It is believed that the bolts attaching the right horizontal gear support to the main wheel failed upon landing.