NTSB Identification: SEA87LA043.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32815.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 04, 1987 in ATHOL, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: CHAMPION AERONCA 7FC, registration: N7547E
Injuries: 1 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 OF THE AIRCRAFT DURING LANDING WITH THE AIRCRAFT VEERING TO THE LEFT OF THE RUNWAY CENTERLINE. THE PLT THEN ELECTED TO GO-AROUND AND ON THE GO-AROUND THE AIRCRAFTS MAIN GEAR CAUGHT ON A SNOW BERM CAUSING A LOSS OF CONTROL IN FLIGHT. THE AIRCRAFT THEN STRUCK THE GROUND AND ROLLED ACROSS THE TAXIWAY AND RUNWAY STRIKING A PARKED, UNOCCUPIED AIRCRAFT. ONLY A PORTION OF THE RIGHT MAIN TAILSPRING WAS PRESENT AFTER THE ACCIDENT AND IT IS NOT KNOWN WHETHER IT WAS ABSENT UPON LANDING OR OCCURRED DURING THE ACCIDENT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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