NTSB Identification: SEA88LA116.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36094.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 23, 1988 in KENT, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: TERATRON TIERRA 2, registration: N488JL
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.

PLT WAS INTENTIONALLY TAXIING ON GRASS BETWEEN PAVED RUNWAY AND TAXIWAY FOR BETTER TAILWHEEL CONTROL. THE ACFT STRUCK AN UNSEEN OBSTRUCTION IN DUSK CONDITIONS.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK

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