NTSB Identification: BFO88LA030.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37383.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 24, 1988 in NEW CUMBERLAND, WV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N1807Y
Injuries: 2 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 PLT SAID THAT DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE BRAKES DID NOT OPERATE DESPITE HIS CONTINUED APPLICATION OF PRESSURE ON THE PEDALS. AS THE ACFT NEARED THE RWY END HE TRIED TO SWERVE THE ACFT LEFT TOWARD A RUNUP PAD. HOWEVER, AT THE SAME TIME THE R BRAKE OPERATED. THE ACFT REMAINED ON THE RWY, RAN OFF THE RWY END AND DOWN AN EMBANKMENT BEFORE IT NOSED OVER. EXAMINATION OF THE ACFT REVEALED THE L BRAKE LINE WAS WORN THROUGH FROM CHAFING AGAINST THE FUSELAGE.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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

HYDRAULIC SYSTEM,LINE..CHAFED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DOWNHILL


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE..INADEQUATE


Contributing Factors

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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