NTSB Identification: SEA87LA071.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33556.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 28, 1987 in ISSAQUAH, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/09/1988
Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 2-33A, registration: N33924
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.

DURING A LOCAL TRAINING FLIGHT A DOWNDRAFT WAS ENCOUNTERED. AT ABOUT TWO MILES FROM THE AIRPORT THE ACFT WAS AT ABOUT 200 FEET MSL. THE INSTRUCTOR PLT DECIDED TO LAND THE ACFT ON A FIELD. ON SHORT FINAL THE ACFT STRUCK A BARBED WIRE FENCE PRIOR TO TOUCHDOWN.

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER EVALUATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND(CFI)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

Index for Mar1987 | Index of months