NTSB Identification: LAX92LA215.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46229.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 23, 1992 in LIVE OAK, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/11/1993
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER G-164B, registration: N8412K
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
DURING THE LANDING ROLL-OUT ON A PRIVATELY OWNED DIRT AIRSTRIP, THE PILOT FAILED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER. THE PILOT INITIALLY REPORTED THAT A GUST OF WIND CAUSED THE AIRPLANE TO NOSE OVER. THE OPERATOR REPORTED THAT THE SURFACE WINDS WERE CALM.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND IMPROPER USE OF THE BRAKES.
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