NTSB Identification: ATL88IA144.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37156.
Incident occurred Friday, April 15, 1988 in YORK, SC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/25/1991
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N93802
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.

THE ACFT WAS TO BE FERRIED BACK TO THE HOME ARPT AFTER AN ENG OVERHAUL. THE PLT RPRTD IT WAS LOCATED ON ROUGH/SOD & REQUIRED FULL POWER TO TAXI FROM THE PARKING AREA. AFTER THE ACFT BEGAN MOVING, HE ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A RGT TURN ONTO THE TAXIWAY. HOWEVER, HE STATED THAT THE RIGHT BRAKE PEDAL WAS 'LOCKED IN THE NO-BRAKE POSITION,' & THAT THE RUDDER (NOSEWHEEL STEERING) WAS NOT RESPONSIVE. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT TRAVELED ACROSS THE TAXIWAY & HIT TWO PARKED ACFT. WITNESSES RPRTD THE 'BREAKAWAY POWER' REMAINED CONSTANT UNTIL AFTER THE COLLISION. AN EXAM OF THE BRAKES (AFTER THE INCIDENT) REVEALED NO EVIDENCE OF MALFUNCTION, EXCEPT FOR SURFACE RUST ON THE BRAKE DISCS.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..BINDING(MECHANICAL)


Contributing Factors

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING

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