NTSB Identification: LAX95LA220.
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Accident occurred Wednesday, June 21, 1995 in HENDERSON, NV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/29/1996
Aircraft: CESSNA 310, registration: N5302A
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
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
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: a brake system malfunction for undetermined reasons. Full narrative available
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