NTSB Identification: FTW82DA160
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Thursday, April 29, 1982 in OBERLIN, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/29/1983
Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164A, registration: N5409
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT DURING LANDING, HIS LEFT BRAKE FAILED. HE ELECTED TO GO-AROUND. HOWEVER, WHILE MANEUVERING TO AVOID A BUILDING, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A RICE DIKE AND CRASHED. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE LEFT BRAKE THRUST PLATE HAD BROKEN DURING THE LANDING.

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

LANDING GEAR,NORMAL BRAKE SYSTEM..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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