NTSB Identification: FTW87LA099.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33144.
Accident occurred Friday, April 17, 1987 in LAKEWAY, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1988
Aircraft: AIRCOUPE 415D, registration: N93884
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 COMMERCIAL PILOT OF AN AIRCOUPE WITH ONE PASSENGER ON BOARD ATTEMPTED TO EXECUTE AN OVERHEAD 360 DEGREE TURN TO LAND ON RUNWAY 16 AT LAKEWAY AIRPORT NEAR AUSTIN, TX. THE PILOT DID NOT HAVE ADEQUATE ALTITUDE TO COMPLETE THE MANEUVER. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED THE GARAGE PORTION OF AN UNOCCUPIED HOUSE UNDER CONSTRUCTION. THE AIRCRAFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED. THE PILOT AND PASSENGER RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES.

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RESIDENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..GROUND

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