NTSB Identification: FTW87LA072.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32497.
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 04, 1987 in HOOKER, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA P206B, registration: N4783F
Injuries: 6 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 CLOSED THE THROTTLE AFTER CROSSING THE APPROACH END OF THE RUNWAY AND WHILE AT 10 FEET OR LESS ABOVE GROUND LEVEL. HE BLED OFF AIRSPEED TO THE POINT THAT THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND DROPPED TO THE SURFACE, RESULTING IN A HARD LANDING WITH SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. HE STATED THAT BY CLOSING THE THROTTLE AT THIS POINT HE THOUGHT THE AIRCRAFT WOULD STOPQUICKER ON THE 2640 X 30 FOOT SOD RUNWAY. THE OCCURRENCE WAS DURING THE HOURS OF DARKNESS.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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