NTSB Identification: LAX89LA065.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38437.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 18, 1988 in PHOENIX, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/04/1990
Aircraft: BELLANCA 7KCAB, registration: N36627
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.

THE PILOT LOST CONTROL DURING THE LANDING ROLL AND COLLIDED WITH A FENCE. HE REPORTED THAT HE WAS COMPLETING HIS LANDING ROLL ON RUNWAY 25L, WHEN THE AIRCRAFT WAS BLOWN SIDEWAYS BY A GUST OF WIND. HE STATED THAT HE THEN APPLIED POWER TO AVOID A GROUND LOOP. WHEN POWER WAS APPLIED THE AIRCRAFT BECAME AIRBORNE AND FLEW DOWNWIND ACROSS RUNWAY 25R AND OVER AN AIRPORT BOUNDARY FENCE. THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH THE TOP OF THE FENCE AND THEN NOSED DOWN AND COLLIDED WITH A BUSH. THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST 150 FT NORTH OF THE AIRPORT FENCE. THE WINDS WERE REPORTED TO BE FROM 230 DEGREES AT 8 KNOTS. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS OF THE AIRCRAFT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)

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