NTSB Identification: MKC87LA041.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32306.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 20, 1987 in ARKADELPHIA, AR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: BEECH BE-77, registration: N6636H
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 STUDENT PILOT WAS LANDING AT THE HOME AIRPORT AFTER HER SOLO CROSS-COUNTRY FLIGHT WHEN THE AIRPLANE WENT OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. IT ROLLED ACROSS A GRASSY AREA AND THEN WENT INTO A LARGE WATER/MUDHOLE. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED WHEN IT IMPACTED THE DIRT BANK ON THE SIDE OF THE HOLE. THE AIRPLANE FLIPPED FORWARD TO THE INVERTED POSITION.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WATER,GLASSY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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