NTSB Identification: LAX88LA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34790.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, October 23, 1987 in AVALON, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 402B, registration: N3798C
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.

ON LANDING THE PILOT REPORTED HE HEARD A LOUD BANG AND THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT. THE PILOT CORRECTED TO THE LEFTBY APPLYING LEFT BRAKE. THE AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO THE CENTER OF THE RUNWAY; HOWEVER, IT BEGAN TO SKID. THE PILOT REALIZED THAT HE WAS RUNNING OUT OF RUNWAY, DECIDED TO APPLY FULL RIGHT RUDDER AND EXIT THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A BERM. INSPECTION OF THE AIRCRAFT REVEALED THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR TIRE HAD BLOWN OUT. NO OTHER MECHANICAL MALFUNCTIONS/FAILURES WERE FOUND.

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

LANDING GEAR,TIRE..BURST

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..BERM

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