NTSB Identification: ATL84LA131.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23896.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 10, 1984 in APEX, NC
Aircraft: PITTS SPECIAL S2A, registration: N83798
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.

THE ACFT MADE A HARD LANDING AND DAMAGED A BRAKE. DURING THE SECOND LANDING THE BRAKES WERE FOUND TO BE MALFUNCTIONING AND AS THE RUDDER BECAME INEFFECTUAL THE ACFT LEFT THE RWY AND COLLIDED WITH A HANGER. THE OWNER OF THE ACFT WAS IMPROPERLY ACTING AS AN INSTRUCTOR TO A PRIVATE PLT. THE OWNER WAS NOT A CFI.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..LACK OF

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..DUAL STUDENT

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..DUAL STUDENT

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..PREVIOUS DAMAGE

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..BUILDING(NONRESIDENTIAL)


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..CRACKED


Contributing Factors

SUPERVISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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