NTSB Identification: NYC88LA021.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37214.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 31, 1987 in MONTGOMERY, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1989
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT F21B, registration: N4419C
Injuries: 1 Serious,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.
THE AIRCRAFT WAS ON APPROACH FOR LANDING ON RUNWAY 26 AT ORANGE COUNTY AIRPORT. HOWEVER THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A TREE ABOUT 200 YARDS FROM THE RUNWAY THRESHOLD JUST OUTSIDE OF THE AIRPORT BOUNDARY.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DESCENT..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND
LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT
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