NTSB Identification: MIA86LA259.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33041.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 29, 1986 in TITUSVILLE, FL
Aircraft: MOONEY M20A, registration: N6561B
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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

THE PLT STATED THAT THE WIND CHANGED FROM A CROSSWIND TO A TAILWIND ON FINAL APCH. HE CONTINUED THE APCH, LANDED, & DURING THE LANDING ROLL, REALIZED 'THE BRAKES WERE NOT WORKING PROPERLY,' & THAT HE WOULD BE UNABLE TO STOP THE ACFT ON THE RWY. HE THEN MANEUVERED THE ACFT TOWARDS THE SIDE OF THE RWY, DURING WHICH, IT STRADDLED A DITCH CAUSING THE LEFT MAIN GEAR TO COLLAPSE. DUE TO THE DELAY IN REPORTING OF THIS ACCIDENT NO DETERMINATION COULD BE MADE AS TO THE MALFUNCTION OF THE BRAKES.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WIND INFORMATION..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND




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