NTSB Identification: MIA87FA066.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32625.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 04, 1987 in LANTANA, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 310-D, registration: N656R
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT FLYING IN MARGINAL WEATHER REQUESTED RADAR ASSISTANCE IN LANDING AT HIS DESTINATION. HE WAS GIVEN A RADAR VECTOR TO A POSITION ON DOWNWIND AND SAW AN UNCONTROLLED AIRPORT UNDER HIM. HE LANDED ON A CLOSED RUNWAY THAT WAS MARKED CLOSED DUE TO CONSTRUCTION. DURING THE LANDING HE STRUCK A DITCH ACROSS THE RUNWAY AND THE PLYWOOD AND SANDBAG MARKINGS CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRPORT FACILITY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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