NTSB Identification: NYC83LA145.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21321.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 05, 1983 in BLOCK ISLAND, RI
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N6901H
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.

THE PLT REPORTED THAT DURING A LANDING, THE BRAKES FAILED & HE WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE RWY. THE ACFT RAN OFF THE END & CAME TO REST IN BUSHES WITH SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE OUTBOARD PRESSURE PLATE & LINING HAD SEPARATED FROM EACH BRAKE. REPORTEDLY, THE BRAKES HAD BEEN WORKING NORMALLY UNTIL THEY FAILED.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..FAILURE,TOTAL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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