NTSB Identification: MKC85LA135.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27730.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 19, 1985 in YORK, NE
Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65, registration: N92253
Injuries: 1 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 REPORTED THAT HE HAD COMPLETED A LANDING & HAD COME TO A NEAR STOP, THEN HE APPLIED POWER & WAS ON THE BRAKES FOR CONTROL. HE STATED THAT THE LEFT BRAKE LOCKED & THE ACFT WENT OFF THE RWY INTO HI WEEDS & ROUGH TERRAIN. THERE WAS NO DAMAGE DUE TO VEERING OFF THE RWY. HOWEVER, WHEN THE PLT APPLIED POWER & ATTEMPTED TO GET BACK ON THE RWY, THE ACFT PITCHED SIDEWAYS & WAS DAMAGED. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OF MALFUNCTION WAS SUBSTANTIATED.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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