NTSB Identification: FTW83LA209.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22133.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 19, 1983 in CHENEYVILLE, LA
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER S-2R, registration: N3644X
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.

ACCORDING TO THE OPERATOR, THE BRAKES FAILED DURING LANDING CAUSING THE ACFT TO GROUND LOOP OFF OF THE RWY. HE ALSO STATED THAT POSTCRASH INVESTIGATION REVEALED A BROKEN BRAKE LINE ON THE RIGHT BRAKE WHICH HE SUSPECTS WAS AN ACT OF SABOTAGE BY AN UNKNOWN PARTY.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..FAILURE,PARTIAL

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..UNDETERMINED



Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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