NTSB Identification: LAX84LA301.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24084.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 19, 1984 in CHINO, CA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN F-6F5, registration: NX496W
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 PLT STATED THAT HE MADE A NORMAL LANDING, BUT 'UPON TOUCHING BRAKES, LEFT BRAKE APPEARED TO LOCK.' HE STATED HE WAS UNABLE TO CORRECT WITH RIGHT RUDDER & BRAKE. THE ACFT SWERVED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY, WENT INTO A DITCH & NOSED OVER. WITNESSES REPORTED THE LEFT TIRE WENT FLAT & THE RIGHT TIRE WAS BALD WITH CORDS VISIBLE.

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

LANDING GEAR,TIRE..FAILURE,TOTAL



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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