NTSB Identification: ATL83LA022
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, November 01, 1982 in WINSTON-SALEM, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/01/1983
Aircraft: BEECH B90, registration: N711GD
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 PILOT WAS ON A FLIGHT TO DELIVER THE AIRCRAFT FOR ROUTINE MAINTENANCE. HE STATED THAT HE LOST RIGHT BRAKING ACTION AS HE WAS APPROACHING THE MAINTENANCE HANGER. HE ATTEMPTED TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WITH PROPELLER REVERSING, BUT THE LEFT WING HIT THE CORNER OF THE HANGER. THE AIRCRAFT THEN PIVOTED INTO THE HANGER AND STRUCK A PARKED BEECH 58P, N5408P. AN EXAMINATION REVEALED THAT THE HYDRAULIC RESERVOIR HAD ONLY 1/2 INCH OF FLUID. AFTER THE RESERVOIR WAS SERVICED, THE RIGHT SHUTTLE VALVE WAS FOUND TO BE LEAKING. THE O-RING SEAL CONNECTING THE PILOTS RIGHT BRAKE PEDDLE TO THE SHUTTLE VALVE WAS FOUND UNSEATED, ALLOWING FLUID PASSAGE.

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:

PROPER ASSISTANCE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRPORT FACILITY


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING

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