NTSB Identification: NYC84LA324.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26665.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 27, 1984 in HARRISBURG, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N2053N
Injuries: 3 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.

ACFT WAS LANDED DOWNWIND IN LIGHT WIND CONDITIONS BY STUDENT PLT. ON ROLL-OUT, AFTER NORMAL BRAKING WAS APPLIED FOR DECELERATION, ACFT BEGAN TO DRIFT RIGHT. STUDENT APPLIED LEFT BRAKE AS CFI ALSO APPLIED CORRECTIVE LEFT BRAKE. LEFT BRAKE CONNECTING ROD FAILED IN OVERLOAD. WITH RT BRAKE STILL APPLIED, ACFT SWERVED RT, GROUND LOOPED AND NOSED OVER.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

BRAKES(NORMAL)..EXCESSIVE..DUAL STUDENT


Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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