NTSB Identification: LAX85LA401.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30183.
Accident occurred Monday, September 23, 1985 in SAN JOSE, CA
Aircraft: BEECH P60, registration: N973T
Injuries: 3 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.

DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RNWY AND MADE CONTACT WITH A TAXIWAY MARKER WHICH WAS THEN THROWN AGAINST THE ACFT, PUNCTURING THE PRESSURE BULKHEAD COMPARTMENT. EXAMINATION OF THE LEFT BRAKE ASSEMBLY REVEALED EVIDENCE OF LEAKING HYDRAULIC FLUID AND AN EMPTY FLUID RESERVOIR. THE 'O' RINGS IN THE LEFT BRAKE MIDDLE PISTON WERE FOUND TO BE 'FLATTENED'

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

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