NTSB Identification: LAX87LA282.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35898.
Accident occurred Friday, July 24, 1987 in RANCHO CALIF, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/31/1989
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA, registration: N5144X
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.
WHILE LANDING ON RUNWAY 12, THE PLT LOST CONTROL OF THE CHAMPION 7ECA AND IT COLLIDED WITH THREE OTHER AIRCRAFT. ABOUT 31 MI NORTHWEST AT RIVERSIDE, CA, THE 1755 PDT WIND WAS FROM 290 DEG AT 9 KTS. A WITNESS AT THE AIRPORT ESTIMATED THE WIND WAS FROM 270 DEG AT 25 KNOTS. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE AIRCRAFT WAS REPORTED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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