NTSB Identification: FTW87LA207.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34493.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 03, 1987 in LIVINGSTON, TX
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/02/1988
Aircraft: MOONEY M20, registration: N894B
Injuries: 1 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.

DRG A PRACTICE TOUCH-&-GO LNDG, THE ACFT BOUNCED. THE PLT APPLIED POWER TO ABORT THE LNDG, BUT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT. IT DRIFTED LEFT TOWARD TREES, SO HE INITIATED A CLIMB TO FLY OVER THE OBSTRUCTIONS. HOWEVER, THE ACFT STALLED & COLLIDED WITH THE GROUND AFTER CROSSING OVER THE TREES.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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