NTSB Identification: SEA85LA063.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27171.
Accident occurred Friday, February 22, 1985 in GASTON, OR
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT F19, registration: N3710T
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.

THE PLT WAS ATTEMPTING A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ONTO A 1000 FOOT PRIVATE GRASS AIRSTRIP DUE TO A NOISE OUTSIDE THE ACFT WHICH WAS HEARD INFLT. THE PLT WAS LANDING TO THE EAST WITH A RIGHT QUARTERING TAILWIND OF 5 TO 10 KNOTS. AN OVERRUN OCCURRED AND THE PLT MADE A HARD TURN TO THE LEFT TO AVOID A DITCH STRAIGHT AHEAD. THE RIGHT WING STRUCK A TELEPHONE POLE DURING THE TURN.

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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