NTSB Identification: SEA85LA184.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28685.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 28, 1985 in KLAMATH FALLS, OR
Aircraft: GRUMMAN 164, registration: N742Y
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.

A LANDING WAS BEING MADE ON AN AGRICULTURAL AIRSTRIP WHEN A DUST DEVIL WAS ENCOUNTERED. DURING APPLICATION OF BRAKES THE RIGHT BRAKE FAILED DUE TO A LEAKING O RING. THE AIRCRAFT THEN VEERED RIGHT STRIKING A FENCE.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..WORN

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

OPERATION WITH KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT..DISREGARDED..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

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

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



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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