NTSB Identification: SEA88LA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36036.
Accident occurred Friday, June 03, 1988 in HAWTHORNE, NV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150, registration: N3741P
Injuries: 3 Minor.
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 GO-AROUND DUE TO THE PILOT HAVING DIFFICULTY LANDING WITH A GUSTING CROSSWIND, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A BARBED WIRE FENCE WITH THE MAIN LANDING GEAR AND A FENCE POST WITH THE LEFT HORIZONTAL STABILIZER. THE AIRCRAFT THEN CROSSED A ROAD AND CAME TO REST IN A DITCH. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WAS APPROXIMATELY 7,000 FEET.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
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