NTSB Identification: LAX83LA374.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21875.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 06, 1983 in BRENTWOOD, CA
Aircraft: ROCKWELL S2R, registration: N5523X
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.
THE PLT REPORTED THAT DURING TOUCHDOWN, THE RIGHT BRAKE 'LOCKED UP' & THE ACFT BEGAN TO 'PULL TO THE RIGHT'. HE REPORTED THAT THE TAIL WAS STILL OFF THE GROUND. IN ORDER TO 'KEEP FROM GOING INTO TREES' BESIDE TH RWY, HE USED THE LEFT BRAKE. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT NOSED OVER & BEGAN TO BURN IN THE ENG AREA. THE FIRE SPREAD QUICKLY & CONSUMED THE ACFT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..LOCKED
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