NTSB Identification: LAX88LA174.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36540.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 26, 1988 in CHICO, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/21/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-180, registration: N6601P
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.

DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE AIRPLANE'S HAND BRAKE, WHEN APPLIED, DID NOT RESPOND. THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH TREES AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY. INSPECTION OF THE BRAKE SYSTEM REVEALED THAT THE CABLE BROKE AT A 90 DEGREE BEND AROUND THE LOWER BRAKE CABLE PULLEY. THE PLT DID NOT FILE AN ACC REPORT.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..SEPARATION


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

MAINTENANCE,INSPECTION..INADEQUATE..OTHER PERSON

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