NTSB Identification: LAX84LA263.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25446.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 19, 1984 in ARBUCKLE, CA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164B, registration: N6651Q
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.

THE LDG WAS MADE ON AN AG AIRSTRIP WITH A RIGHT QUARTERING TAILWIND. UPON TOUCHDOWN, THE PLT 'FELT WHAT APPEARED TO BE EITHER A DRAGGING LEFT BRAKE AND/OR THE ROUGH SURFACE' OF THE LANDING STRIP. THE LANDING WAS ABORTED. ON THE NEXT LANDING, THE ACFT NOSED OVER WHEN THE WHEELS MADE GROUND CONTACT. AN EXAM REVEALED MARKINGS OF BRAKE LINING-TO-DISC CONTACT ALONG WITH SIGNS OF HEAT AND WEAR ON BOTH MAIN GEAR WHEELS. THE WHEELS DID TURN, BUT WITH SOME DIFFICULTY WHEN THEY WERE CHECKED. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE WIND WAS FROM THE WNW AT 15 GUSTING 25 KTS.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED



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