NTSB Identification: DEN87LA085.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33200.
Accident occurred Monday, April 06, 1987 in CANDO, ND
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: AERO COMMANDER 100-180, registration: N4069X
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.

THE ACFT ATTEMPTED LANDING AND ON SHORT FINAL, THE PLT RECOGNIZED A PICKUP TRUCK OBSTRUCTING THE RWY NEAR MIDFIELD. A GO AROUND WAS ATTEMPTED RESULTING IN AN INADVERTANT STALL. THE LEFT WING DIPPED, STRUCK THE RWY, AND SKIDDED INTO THE VEHICLE. THE ACFT AND VEHICLE LEFT THE RWY COMING THE REST ON THE SOD AREA LEFT ON THE RWY. ANOTHER ACFT ATTEMPTING TO LAND PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT HAD TO GO AROUND WHILE THE SAME VEHICLE BLOCKED THE RWY.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF RECENT TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OTHER AIRPORT/RUNWAY MAINTENANCE..UNCONTROLLED..AIRPORT PERSONNEL

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VISUAL LOOKOUT..INADEQUATE..DRIVER OF VEHICLE

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

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..IMPROPER..DRIVER OF VEHICLE


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