NTSB Identification: LAX84LA056.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22550.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 12, 1983 in BERMUDA DUNES, CA
Aircraft: BEECH A-36, registration: N3821Z
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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A CHAIN LINK FENCE AND SAND DUNES DURING AN ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND AFTER LANDING. THE PLT SAID THAT AFTER LANDING THE BRAKES WERE APPLIED TO NO AVAIL SO AT MIDFIELD THE PLT ELECTED TO GO-AROUND. DURING THE GO-AROUND THE ACFT DRIFTED OFF THE RWY JUST MISSING PARKED ACFT, HIT THE FENCE AND IMPACTED IN THE SAND DUNES OF A VACANT LOT. AFTER THE ACCIDENT AN FAA INSPECTOR FOUND A STREAK OF HYDRAULIC FLUID ON THE MID-SECTION OF THE RWY. IT WAS FOUND THAT RIGHT BRAKE BLEEDER SCREW WAS MISSING HOWEVER THE RIGHT HAND BRAKE ASSEMBLY BLEEDER FITTING PORT HAD TOW THREADS DISTORTED ANDCOMPRESSION DAMAGE NOTED WITH TWO THREADS ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE STRIPPED OUT. THE BRAKE CASTING HAD WHAT APPEARED TO BE RWY SCRAPE MARKS ON THE BLEEDER PORT BOSS. THE RIGHT TIRE WAS FLAT AND LEFT AND RIGHT SKID MARKS WERE NOTED IN THE GRASSAS THE ACFT LEFT THE RWY BEFORE CONTACT WITH THE SAND DUNES. ACCORDING TO THE ARPT MANAGER THERE WAS A LEFT CROSSWIND ATTHE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..IMPROPER

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