Piper PA-18-180 Super Cub, G-BEUA
After landing, with very little forward speed, the right wing dropped and the wing tip touched the ground. The attachment lug for the left side of the inverted ‘A’ frame landing gear support had failed, as a result of a fatigue mechanism, allowing the landing gear to collapse.
Piper PA-18-180 Super Cub, G-BEUA 08-06.pdf (237.31 kb)
Date of occurrence: 8 April 2006