NTSB Identification: LAX88LA292.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37692.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 20, 1988 in BULLHEAD CITY, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/07/1989
Aircraft: SIAI-MARCHETTI S.205/22R, registration: N955W
Injuries: 2 Serious,1 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.

AT THE END OF A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT, THE PILOT HAD TO ABORT THE LANDING THE FIRST TIME DUE TO HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS AND TURBULENCE. THE PILOT RETURNED FOR LANDING AND DURING THE LANDING ROLL ON THE WET RUNWAY, THE PILOT LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE. THE AIRPLANE VEERED OFF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO GO AROUND; HOWEVER, THE AIRPLANE DID NOT GAIN ENOUGH AIRSPEED PRIOR TO COLLIDING WITH A VEHICLE.

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:

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..THUNDERSTORM


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET

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