NTSB Identification: SEA90LA170.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41499.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 25, 1990 in NORTH PLAINS, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/30/1992
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18A-150, registration: N965CD
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 TAXI OUT TO PERFORM A GLIDER TOW, THE AIRCRAFT HIT A SMALL BUILDING WHILE TURNING AROUND AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE LOST HIS RIGHT BRAKE; HOWEVER, THE MECHANIC WHO REPAIRED THE AIRCRAFT STATED THERE WAS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE BRAKES.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE PILOT'S FAILUE TO MAINTAIN ADEQUATE CLEARANCE FROM AN OBJECT NEAR THE RUNWAY.

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