NTSB Identification: FTW89LA002.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38180.
Accident occurred Sunday, October 02, 1988 in HOUSTON, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N89745
Injuries: 4 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 PILOT WAS LANDING THE AIRPLANE ON RUNWAY 34, WITH WINDS FROM 330 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS. THE AIRPLANE RAN OFF THE WEST SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, INTO SOME SMALL TREES. AFTER THE ACCIDENT, DURING THE INSPECTION AND REPAIR, NOTHING WAS FOUND WRONG WITH THE BRAKE SYSTEM OR FLIGHT CONTROLS.

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..TREE(S)

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