NTSB Identification: FTW86LA159.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32289.
Accident occurred Monday, September 01, 1986 in LAPORTE, TX
Aircraft: BOEING A75N1, registration: N44WR
Injuries: 1 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 LANDING, THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE, SO THE PLT INITIATED A GO-AROUND. HOWEVER, THE ACFT WOULD NOT CLIMB, EVEN WITH FULL POWER. THE FLT PATH WAS TOWARD POWER LINES & A ROAD, SO THE PLT ELECTED TO LAND IN A GRASS AREA. DURING THE LANDING, THE ACFT STRUCK A FENCE & NOSED OVER. THE PLT OF N44WR & ANOTHER PLT REPORTED THAT THE WIND VELOCITY & DIRECTION WERE CHANGING RAPIDLY DUE TO THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY NEAR THE ARPT.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE(THUNDERSTORMS)



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR

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