NTSB Identification: LAX88LA229.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36876.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 22, 1988 in DORRIS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCBC, registration: N5042P
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.

DURING A LOCAL PLEASURE FLT, JUST AS THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN, AN ANTELOPE RAN ACROSS THE RWY. THE PLT SWERVED THE AIRPLANE TO AVOID THE ANIMAL, EXITED THE RUNWAY AND COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN. THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS WITH THE AIRPLANE PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

OBJECT..ANIMAL(S)

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH VEGETATION


Contributing Factors

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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