NTSB Identification: WPR13LA262
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 04, 2013 in Burlington, WA
Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140, registration: N5808U
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

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On June 4, 2013, at about 0945 Pacific daylight time, a Piper PA-28-140, N5808U, was substantially damaged following a loss of directional control during landing roll at Skagit Regional Airport, Burlington, Washington. The private pilot, the sole occupant, was not injured. The pilot/owner was operating the airplane under the provisions of 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the personal cross-country flight, which had originated from Friday Harbor, Washington, approximately 20 minutes before the accident. A flight plan had not been filed.

The pilot said that while on landing roll, he applied left rudder to straighten the airplane and nothing happened. He said that the left brake did not work either. The airplane departed the right side of the runway and impacted a sign, which damaged the right wing.

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