NTSB Identification: LAX89LA066.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38182.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 22, 1988 in HESPERIA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 150L, registration: N1542Q
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.

AT THE END OF A PLEASURE FLIGHT, WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH, THE AIRPLANE WAS LOW ON THE APPROACH. JUST PRIOR TO REACHING THE AIRPORT BOUNDARY, THE AIRPLANE COLLIDED WITH THE TOP OF A VEHICLE TRAVELLING ON A ROAD PERPENDICULAR TO THE RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE CONTINUED, AND COLLIDED WITH THE AIRPORT BOUNDARY FENCE. THE PILOT REPORTED THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS WITH THE AIRPLANE AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE

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