NTSB Identification: SEA92LA119.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46566.
Accident occurred Friday, June 05, 1992 in STANLEY, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/09/1993
Aircraft: MOONEY M20K, registration: N5772C
Injuries: 3 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 ACFT SWERVED OFF THE SIDE OF AN UNLIGHTED AIRSTRIP DURING TAKEOFF GROUND ROLL IN DARK NIGHT LIGHT CONDITIONS AND IMPACTED A FENCE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN RUNWAY ALIGNMENT AND HIS LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING TAKEOFF GROUND ROLL, RESULTING IN A SWERVE OFF THE 150 FT WIDE RUNWAY AND IMPACT WITH A FENCE. FACTORS RELATING TO THE ACCIDENT WERE THE LACK OF RUNWAY LIGHTS, THE DARK NIGHT LIGHT CONDITIONS, AND THE FENCE BESIDE THE RUNWAY.
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