NTSB Identification: FTW87LA092.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33265.
Accident occurred Friday, April 03, 1987 in ALTUS, OK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/02/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 402B, registration: N402BC
Injuries: 4 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 17 YEAR OLD NON RATED PILOT AND 3 OF HIS FRIENDS ATTEMPTED TO STEAL THE ARCFT. AFTER THE ENGINES WERE STARTED POWER WAS APPLIED AND CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT WAS LOST IMMEDIATELY. THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A HANGAR AND CONTINUED ACROSS THE TAXIWAY WHERE THE AIRCRAFT SLID SIDEWAYS APPROXIMATELY 120 FEET. THE AIRCRAFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED BY THE HANGAR IMPACT AND THE LEFT PROP STRIKING THE GROUND.

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

STOLEN AIRCRAFT/UNAUTHORIZED USE..ATTEMPTED..UNQUALIFIED PERSON

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..EXCESSIVE..UNQUALIFIED PERSON

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..UNQUALIFIED PERSON


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..BUILDING(NONRESIDENTIAL)


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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