NTSB Identification: LAX83LA164.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21634.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 27, 1983 in HOLBROOK, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA 210C, registration: N3628Y
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE APPLIED POWER TO TAXI AFTER STARTING THE ENG. HE STATED THAT AFTER THE ACFT BEGAN MOVING, HE TRIED TO APPLY LEFT BRAKING ACTION TO NEGOTIATE A LEFT TURN. HOWEVER, ACCORDING TO HIM, THE LEFT BRAKE FAILED TO OPERATE & THE ACFT CONTINUED FORWARD TOWARD A CESSNA 172, N20636. HE STATED THAT HE THEN APPLIED BOTH BRAKES, BUT TO NO AVAIL. THE ACFT THEN COLLIDED WITH THE CESSNA 172. AN FAA INSPECTOR CHECKED THE ACFT & FOUND THAT THE PARKING BRAKE WAS INOPERATIVE, BUT THE NORMAL BRAKES FUNCTIONED PROPERLY. REPORTEDLY, THE PLT WAS NOT AWARE THAT THE NOSEWHEEL STEERING & RUDDER WERE INTERCONNECTED.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING

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