NTSB Identification: LAX87LA162.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32636.
Accident occurred Monday, March 30, 1987 in SANTA PAULA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/21/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N6339K
Injuries: 2 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.

AT THE END OF A PLEASURE CROSS COUNTRY FLT THE PLT PRIOR TO ENTERING THE PATTERN NOTED THE WIND DIRECTION AND SPEED AS 060 DEGS AT APRX 16 KTS. THE PLT THEN ENTERED THE PATTERN FOR RWY 4. ON FINAL APCH THE PLT HAD TO SLIP THE ACFT TO KEEP ALLIGNED WITH THE RWY. UPON TOUCHDOWN THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR CONTACTED THE RWY FIRST THEN THE LEFT. APRX 300 FT DOWN THE RWY THE ACFT EXITED THE RWY TO THE LEFT. THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE ACFT WHICH WAS HEADING FOR A HANGAR APRX 300 FT AHEAD. THE PLT ADDED PWR AND BECAME AIRBORNE. THE LEFT WING THEN COLLIDED WITH THE HANGAR AT APRX 18 FT AGL. THE PLANE THEN COLLIDED WITH A PARKED CAR AND CAME TO REST NEXT TO THE HANGAR.

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:

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRPORT FACILITY


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..VEHICLE


Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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