NTSB Identification: MKC88LA063.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36671.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 15, 1988 in SULLIVAN, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/21/1989
Aircraft: BEECH C23, registration: N1986L
Injuries: 1 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.

WHEN THE PIC ARRIVED AT HIS DESTINATION, DURING A PERSONAL CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, HE CIRCLED THE UNFAMILIAR ARPT THREE TIMES, OBSERVING TREES ON BOTH ENDS, AND A CROSSWIND OF ABOUT 60 DEGREES TO THE ACTIVE RUNWAY. AFTER LANDING, AND DURING THE LDG ROLL OUT, HE FELT HE WOULD BE UNABLE TO STOP BEFORE RUNNING OFF THE RUNWAY. HE ELECTED TO TURN TO THE RIGHT, ON THE SOFT SHOULDER, INSTEAD OF GOINT STRAIGHT AHEAD INTO THE TREES AND FENCE. WHEN LEAVING THE HARD SURFACE RNWY, THE LEFT GEAR STRUCK THE SOFT SURFACE, BROKE OFF, STRIKING THE WING, FLAP, THEN THE FUSELAGE NEAR THE HORIZONTAL STABILATOR. THE PROPELLER AND THE WING TIP THEN STRUCK THE TERRAIN.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT




Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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