NTSB Identification: LAX89LA019.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37142.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 15, 1988 in TEHACHAPI, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/03/1989
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D, registration: N44022
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.

DURING THE LANDING TOUCHDOWN, ON RUNWAY 11, A GUST OF WIND WAS ENCOUNTERED AND THE AIRPLANE BECAME AIRBORNE. THE PILOT ATTEMPTED TO GO AROUND. DURING THE GO AROUND ATTEMPT THE PILOT WAS NOT ABLE TO GAIN CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE. WINDS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WERE REPORTED TO BE FROM 020 DEGREES AT 18 KNOTS GUSTING TO 20 KNOTS. THE PILOT WAS AWARE OF THE WIND CONDITIONS AND STATED THAT HE SHOULD HAVE LANDED AT A SUITABLE ALTERNATE, HOWEVER HE FELT THAT HE COULD LAND SAFELY. THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS REPORTED PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

AIRSPEED(VSO)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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