NTSB Identification: NYC88LA207.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38669.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 07, 1988 in QUAKER STREET, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/24/1990
Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB, registration: N2502Z
Injuries: 1 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.

THE BELLANCA 8KCAB WAS MAKING A TAKEOFF WHEN IT VEERED TO THE RIGHT. THE RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR CONTACTED A ROCK WALL COVERED BY WEEDS AND THE AIRCRAFT VEERED FURTHER RIGHT COMING TO REST ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO EXPLAIN THE LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. THE FAA ESTABLISHED FLIGHT CONTROL CONTINUITY AND CONCLUDED THAT AIRWORTHINESS OF THE AIRCRAFT DID NOT APPEAR TO BE A FACTOR.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WALL/BARRICADE

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