NTSB Identification: SEA66A0057
14 CFR Part 135 Nonscheduled operation of GIBSON AIR SER
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N4692A

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-3327  66/5/15    BEND OREG           CESSNA 180          CR-  0  0  1  COMMERCIAL                COMMERCIAL, AGE 27, 1200
        TIME - 2000                    N4692A              PX-  0  0  3  AIR TAXI-PASSG            TOTAL HOURS, 600 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - BEND MUNICIPAL
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           GROUND-WATER LOOP-SWERVE                                 LANDING: ROLL
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - ATTEMPTED OPERATION W/KNOWN DEFICIENCIES IN EQUIPMENT
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: BRAKING SYSTEM (NORMAL SYSTEM)
           SYSTEMS - HYDRAULIC SYSTEM: SEALS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - LEAK/LEAKAGE
           AIRFRAME - LANDING GEAR: TAILWHEEL ASSEMBLIES
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - MATERIAL FAILURE
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS
        WEATHER BRIEFING - BRIEFED BY FLIGHT SERVICE PERSONNEL, BY PHONE
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN/LOWER SCATTERED                                    4000
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     RIGHT CROSS WIND 068-112 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           35                                                      240
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           11                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          VFR
        REMARKS- X-WIND GUSTS 22KTS.PLT.AWARE FAULTY L.BRAKE PRIOR TAKEOFF.BENT TAILWHEEL SPRING PRECLUDE LEFT TURN

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