NTSB Identification: LAX87LA278.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34668.
Accident occurred Friday, July 24, 1987 in STRATHMORE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/29/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 182A, registration: N3884D
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 A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, UPON LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED-DOWN APPROX 500 FT FROM THE APPROACH END OF THE RWY. THE PLT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT WHEN HE STATED THAT THE BRAKES FAILED TO RESPOND. THE RUNWAY ON WHICH THE ACFT LANDED IS APPROX 2000 FT LONG. DENSITY ALTITUDE FOR THAT DAY WAS COMPUTED TO BE 2000 FT, WITH A TEMP OF 81 DEGREES. AS STATED IN THE CESSNA OPERATION MANUAL, THIS ACFT REQUIRES APPROX 1375 FT OF GROUND ROLL, WITH 40 DEGREES OF FLAPS, AND A STANDARD TEMP OF 59 DEGRESS. THE ACFT WAS LANDED WITH NO FLAPS EXTENDED. THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS REPORTED.

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

LOWERING OF FLAPS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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