NTSB Identification: LAX88LA178.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36166.
Accident occurred Wednesday, May 11, 1988 in SACRAMENTO, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: BOEING A75N1, registration: N747JR
Injuries: 2 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.

WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH THE PLT STATED THAT HE HAD BEEN DISTRACTED AND WHEN 2-3 FEET ABOVE THE RWY THE ACFT DROPPED IN A NEAR THREE POINT ATTITUDE. THE PLT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RWY AND NOSED DOWN. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS WITH THE ACFT AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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