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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146839
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Date:21-JUL-2012
Time:11:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-22-150 Tri-Pacer
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N4749A
C/n / msn: 22-3894
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Category:Accident
Location:Augusta Municipal Airport - 3AU, Augusta, KS -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Augusta, KS (3AU)
Destination airport:Augusta, KS (3AU)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
The pilot reported that the preflight run-up was uneventful and that the brakes worked normally at that time. After takeoff, she remained in the airport traffic pattern and returned for a full stop landing. The approach and landing were normal; however, during the landing roll, the brakes were completely ineffective. Upon reaching the end of the runway, the pilot thought that the airplane was still traveling too fast to safely turn onto the taxiway. She elected to overrun the end of the runway, and the airplane encountered a concrete culvert. A postaccident examination did not reveal any anomalies consistent with a brake system failure. However, the main landing gear tires did not exhibit any flat areas indicative of a skidding tire nor were any skid marks corresponding to the accident airplane observed on the runway pavement.
Probable Cause: The loss of brake effectiveness on landing roll for reasons that could not be determined because a postaccident brake system examination did not reveal any anomalies, which resulted in a runway excursion.

Sources:

NTSB: https://www.ntsb.gov/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120723X70149&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jul-2012 23:22 Geno Added
21-Dec-2016 19:28 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
27-Nov-2017 20:53 ASN Update Bot Updated [Other fatalities, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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