NTSB Identification: MKC88LA001.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35214.
Accident occurred Monday, October 05, 1987 in WAMEGO, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/16/1989
Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-31ATC, registration: N8786V
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.

DURING A NIGHT LDG THE PLT ALIGNED THE ACFT WITH THE WHITE TOPS OF A FENCE THAT WAS PARALLEL TO THE RUNWAY. NOT ALL OF THE RWY LIGHTS WERE ILLUMINATED. BOTH WINGS AND THE LOWER FUSELAGE WERE SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED DURING THE LNDG ON THE FENCE.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

OTHER AIRPORT/RUNWAY MAINTENANCE..INADEQUATE..AIRPORT PERSONNEL


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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