NTSB Identification: FTW88LA154.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36592.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 27, 1988 in GUTHRIE, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/29/1989
Aircraft: ALON A2, registration: N6588Q
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.

THE PRIVATE PILOT WAS TRYING TO SELL HIS AIRPLANE AND ALLOWED THE STUDENT PILOT TO FLY IT FROM THE LEFT SEAT. THE STUDENT PILOT LANDED ON THE RUNWAY BUT LOST CONTROL, DEPARTED THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, THEN HIT A VASI LIGHT. THE AIRPLANE STOPPED WHEN IT HIT A STAND OF TREES. THERE WAS A STRONG GUSTY CROSSWIND. THE PRIVATE PILOT/OWNER CLAIMED HE WAS ALONG AS A PASSENGER/OBSERVER.

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

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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..COPILOT/SECOND PILOT

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

SUPERVISION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..APPROACH LIGHT/NAVAID


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER EVALUATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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