NTSB Identification: ATL86LA210.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31721.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 27, 1986 in HUNTERSVILLE, NC
Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB, registration: N7689S
Injuries: 1 Serious.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PLT WAS PRACTICING TOUCH-AND-GO AND EMER PROC. HE WAS HIGH ON BASE AND ATTEMPTED TO CORRECT ALT, STRUCK A DITCH 200 FEET SHORT OF THE RWY WITH RT LDG GEAR. ACFT CAME TO A STOP 100 FEET SHORT OF RWY IN SECOND GRASS FILLED DITCH.

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:

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LEVEL OFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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