NTSB Identification: SEA82DA110
14 CFR Part 137: Agricultural
Accident occurred Monday, July 12, 1982 in ADRIAN, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/12/1983
Aircraft: ROCKWELL INT'T S2R, registration: N5610X
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT LANDED ON A DIRT STRIP THAT HAD JUST BEEN BLADED. AFTER TOUCHING DOWN IN A 3-POINT ATTITUDE, THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED ABOUT 100 FT AND THEN VEERED TO THE LEFT. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE COULD NOT CORRECT THE SITUATION WITH RIGHT BRAKE AND RUDDER, AND SUBSEQUENTLY, THE AIRCRAFT WENT INTO SAGE BRUSH AND NOSED OVER. THE PILOT BELIEVED THAT EITHER THE LEFT BRAKE HAD LOCKED UP OR THAT A WHEEL HAD GOTTEN IN AN ERODED SPOT THAT HAD BEEN COVERED. DURING AN EXAMINATION OF THE AIRCRAFT, NO MALFUNCTION OF THE BRAKING SYSTEM OR CONTROLS COULD BE FOUND.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION

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