NTSB Identification: SEA85LA144.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27949.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 23, 1985 in OROFINO, ID
Aircraft: Luscombe 8A, registration: N25231
Injuries: 2 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.

DURING STRONG GUSTING WINDS THE PRIVATE PLT WAS ATTEMPTING TO GIVE DUAL INSTRUCTION. DURING SHORT FINAL FOR RWY 27 AND THE WIND FROM 270 AT 8 TO 12 KNOTS GUSTING TO 18 KNOTS AN APPROACH STALL WAS ENTERED INTO A ABOUT 50 FEET AGL. ALTHOUGH AN ATTEMPTED RECOVERY WAS MADE, THE ACFT STRUCK THE RWY AND THEN CAME TO REST AFTER IT STRUCK AN FBO'S BUILDING.

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:

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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