NTSB Identification: FTW90LA113.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41525.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 03, 1990 in FORT WORTH, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/15/1992
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE IIA, registration: N1615B
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.
THE PILOT WAS MAKING TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS. AS HE TOUCHED DOWN ON THIS LANDING, THE AIRPLANE VEERED TO THE LEFT WITH NO LEFT BRAKE INPUT. DESPITE FULL RIGHT BRAKE APPLICATION, THE AIRPLANE WENT OFF THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, INTO THE GRASS, AND NOSED OVER TO THE INVERTED POSITION. THE PILOT AND A FIREMAN FOUND THE LEFT WHEEL LOCKED. LATER AN FAA INSPECTOR WAS UNABLE TO FIND ANY PROBLEM WITH THE WHEEL OR BRAKE AND THE WHEEL TURNED FREE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: LOSS OF CONTROL ON THE GROUND, DUE TO A LOCKED LEFT BRAKE, UNDETERMINED REASONS.
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