NTSB Identification: NYC84LA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22684.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 08, 1983 in BLOCK ISLAND, RI
Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112, registration: N9238T
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.

THE FLT WAS UNEVENTFUL UNTIL THE ACFT WAS LANDED AT THE DESTINATION. DURING THE LANDING, THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RWY & WAS DAMAGED. AN EXAM OF THE BRAKE SYS REVEALED THAT THE RESERVOIR STILL HAD FLUID. WHEN CHECKED, THE LEFT BRAKE WAS FIRM, BUT THE RIGHT BRAKE HAD NO PRESSURE, AN INSPECTION OF THE RIGHT BRAKE LINE REVEALED THAT A NUT & FERRULE WERE MISSING. THE NOSE & RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED DURING THE ACCIDENT.

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:

FLUID,HYDRAULIC..LEAK




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