NTSB Identification: LAX88LA232.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36761.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 23, 1988 in WEAVERVILLE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: BEECH B35, registration: N5354E
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 THE INITIAL CLIMB, THE AIRPLANE STRUCK A TREE RESULTING IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE AIRPLANE. THE PILOT WAS ABLE TO LAND THE AIRPLANE WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT. IT WAS FOUND THAT THE RWY IS ONE WAY. THE PILOT DID NOT REALIZE THIS AND TOOK OFF ON THE WRONG RUNWAY.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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