NTSB Identification: ATL84LA195.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24489.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 09, 1984 in LEESBURG, VA
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N5342M
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 PLT PRACTICED SEVERAL LANDINGS, THEN MADE A SOFT FIELD APCH WITH 20 DEG OF FLAPS. DURING THE 1ST PART OF THE LANDING ROLL, HE HELD THE NOSEWHEEL OFF THE RWY, THEN LOWERED THE NOSE & APPLIED THE BRAKES. AT THAT TIME, THE ACFT VEERED RIGHT, WENT OFF THE RWY & HIT THE SEGMENTED CIRCLE. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE RIGHT BRAKE HAD LOCKED. HOWEVER, WHEN THE ACFT WAS RECOVERED, THE BRAKES WERE CHECKED & THEY WORKED NORMALLY.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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