NTSB Identification: FTW89LA019.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38239.
Accident occurred Tuesday, November 15, 1988 in HOUSTON, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 11A, registration: N1639B
Injuries: 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 PRIVATE PILOT WAS LANDING AFTER A PERSONAL FLIGHT WHEN THE ACFT NOSED OVER TO THE INVERTED POSITION. HE WAS LANDING ON RUNWAY 27, WITH WINDS FROM 190 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS, GUSTING TO 22 KNOTS. THE AIRPLANE WAS A TAILWHEEL TYPE. THE PLT DID NOT FILE AN ACC REPORT.

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

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

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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