NTSB Identification: NYC92LA128.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47503.
Scheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, June 25, 1992 in BOSTON, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/14/1993
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD SA-227AC, registration: N2691W
Injuries: 21 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 AIRPLANE WAS LANDING ON RUNWAY 22L. THE WIND WAS REPORTED FROM 286 DEGREES AT 16 GUSTING TO 21 KNOTS. THE PILOT SAID, '...ON LANDING...CORRECTED FOR CROSSWIND WITH RIGHT SIDESLIP....I REDUCED POWER TO FLIGHT IDLE AND AIRCRAFT ROLLED TO THE LEFT. I THEN APPLIED POWER ON LEFT ENGINE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN ON LEFT SIDE OF RUNWAY AND...VEERED LEFT OFF THE RUNWAY.' EXAMINATION REVEALED DAMAGE TO THE LEFT WING TIP, THE RIGHT ENGINE PROPELLERS AND THE NOSE GEAR TRUNION. TESTING WAS ACCOMPLISHED ON THE PROPELLER BLADE ANGLES, ENGINE CONTROL CABLES, THE STALL WARNING SYSTEM AND THE FLIGHT CONTROLS. NO DISCREPANCIES WERE NOTED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE LOSS OF AIRPLANE CONTROL DURING A CROSSWIND LANDING RESULTING IN A HARD BOUNCED LANDING AND A COLLISION WITH THE RUNWAY.
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