NTSB Identification: SEA87LA161.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34451.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 09, 1987 in OCEAN SHORES, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/06/1988
Aircraft: GRUMMAN AA1B, registration: N6296L
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.

THE PLT LANDED HIS ACFT ONTO A GOLF COURSE WHICH HAD BEEN THE PREVIOUS SITE FOR THE AIRPORT. THE AIRPORT HAD BEEN CLOSED SINCE DECEMBER 1985 AND RELOCATED CLOSE BY. THE PAVEMENT AT THE OLD AIRPORT HAD BEEN REPLACED BY SOD. DURING LANDING ROLL, THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A DITCH.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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