NTSB Identification: LAX87LA346.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34245.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 26, 1987 in LAKEPORT, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: BOEING A75N1, registration: N68853
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 PILOT STATED THAT THE AIRCRAFT GROUNDLOOPED DURING LANDING ROLL JUST AS THE TAILWHEEL TOUCHED DOWN. THERE WERE NO REPORTED MECHANICAL PROBLEMS AND WINDS WERE LIGHT AND VARIABLE. HOWEVER, THE PILOT STATED THAT HE THOUGHT HE FELT A GUSTOF WIND.

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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