NTSB Identification: LAX84LA191.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24371.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 19, 1984 in TRUCKEE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 180A, registration: N9764B
Injuries: 2 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.

PRIOR TO TAKEOFF, THE PLT HAD TO PUSH THE ACFT OUT OF MUD WHERE THE RIGHT LANDING GEAR HAD SUNK INTO THE GROUND. HE TOOK OFF AND FLEW FOR 1/2 AN HOUR. THE PLT REPORTED THAT DURING THE LANDING, THE RIGHT BRAKE SEEMED TO BE FROZEN AND THE ACFT SWERVED TO THE RIGHT. AS THE ACFT SWERVED INTO SNOW BESIDE THE RWY, THE LEFT WING DIPPED, AND THE LEFT GEAR STRUT & THE ELEVATOR WERE DAMAGED.

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

AIRCRAFT PREFLIGHT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..FROZEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


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