NTSB Identification: FTW87LA053.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32913.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 03, 1987 in BOYD, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1988
Aircraft: BELLANCA SCOUT, registration: N7670S
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.

A PRIVATE PILOT LANDED ON HIS PRIVATE STRIP MADE OF SOFT SANDY SOIL, THE AIRCRAFT GROUND LOOPED BREAKING THE LEFT MAIN GEAR 'U' BOLT AND CENTER BOLT. THE AIRCRAFT'S LEFT WING CONTACTED THE GROUND CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE WHEN THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED OVER ON ITS BACK.

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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SOFT

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

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

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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..OVERLOAD

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