NTSB Identification: LAX89LA089.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38489.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 18, 1989 in SONOMA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/31/1991
Aircraft: CESSNA 190, registration: N1058D
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.

WHILE PRACTICING TOUCH AND GO LANDINGS, DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE AIRPLANE BEGAN VEERING TO THE LEFT. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. THE AIRPLANE EXITED THE RUNWAY AND NOSED OVER. INSPECTION OF THE LEFT MAIN GEAR BRAKE MECHANISM, REVEALED THAT A CLIP BROKE FREE AND JAMMED BETWEEN THE DISC HOUSING AND THE WHEEL HUB.

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

A JAMMED BRAKE MECHANISM RESULTING IN THE PILOT'S INABILITY TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL.

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