NTSB Identification: CHI73DEA15
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: ERCO 415-C, registration: N93498

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-2631  72/9/21    GREENTOWN,IND       ERCO 415-C          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             STUDENT, AGE 54, 23 TOTAL
        TIME - 1730                    N93498              PX-  0  0  0  PRACTICE                  HOURS, 3 IN TYPE, NOT
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - HOWARD CO.AIRPORT
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          GREENTOWN,IND               LOCAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           OVERSHOOT                                                LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           COLLIDED WITH: DITCHES                                   LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - MISJUDGED DISTANCE AND SPEED
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
        FACTOR(S)
           AIRPORTS/AIRWAYS/FACILITIES - AIRPORT CONDITIONS: WET RUNWAY
           PERSONNEL - MAINTENANCE,SERVICING,INSPECTION: IMPROPER MAINTENANCE (OWNER PERSONNEL)
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: BRAKING SYSTEM (NORMAL SYSTEM)
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - PRESSURE TOO LOW
        REMARKS- BRAKES INOP,LACKED HYD FLUID.

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