NTSB Identification: ATL83FKG09.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21094.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 08, 1983 in DOBBINS AFB, GA
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AA-5A, registration: N26116
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE STUDENT PLT WAS TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF WHEN SHE APPLIED RIGHT BRAKE WHERE A RIGHT TURN WAS NEEDED, HOWEVER, THE ACFT DID NOT TURN AS IT SHOULD. THE INSTRUCTOR PLT THEN TOOK CONTROL OF THE ACFT. HE APPLIED RIGHT BRAKE, THEN BOTH BRAKES, BUT HAD NEGATIVE RESULTS. AT THAT POINT, THE ACFT WAS HEADED TOWARD A PORTABLE BUILDING. THE INSTRUCTOR TURNED OFF THE MAGNETO SWITCHES JUST BEFORE THE ACFT HIT THE BUILDING. THE INSTRUCTOR REPORTED THAT BOTH BRAKES WERE WORN, A PUCK WAS MISSING FROM THE LEFT BRAKE & 1/2 OF THE RIGHT BRAKE ROTOR/DISK HAD SEPARATED AT THE BASE.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..WORN

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

MAINTENANCE..INADEQUATE..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..BUILDING(NONRESIDENTIAL)

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