NTSB Identification: ATL86LA256.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32539.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 13, 1986 in BESSEMER, AL
Aircraft: CESSNA 310J, registration: N3105L
Injuries: 5 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 TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF THE PLT ATTEMPTING TO TAXI BETWEEN TWO ROWS OF PARKED ACFT. HE USED THE LEFT BRAKE TO MANEUVER THE ACFT BETWEEN THE ROWS AND COULD NOT STOP THE TURN BY USING THE RIGHT BRAKE. THE ACFT CONTINUED IN THE TURN AND STRUCK A PARKED CESSNA 172. INSPECTION REVEALED THAT THERE WAS NO FLUID IN THE RIGHT BRAKE SYSTEM AND THERE WAS A CRACK IN THE BRAKE LINE.

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

FLUID,HYDRAULIC..LEAK

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..INOPERATIVE

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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