NTSB Identification: LAX84LA254.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25056.
Accident occurred Friday, April 13, 1984 in SCAGGS ISLAND, CA
Aircraft: BOEING A75N1, registration: N3387
Injuries: 2 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.
DURING A LOCAL FLT, THE ACFT CRASHED ON THE SIDE OF A LEVEE WHILE MANEUVERING. BOTH PLTS WERE SERIOUSLY INJURED & NEITHER OF THEM COULD RECALL DETAILS OF THE FLT. AN EXAM OF THE CRASH SITE REVEALED THE PLANE WAS TRAVELING NEARLY PARALLEL WITH THE LEVEE WHEN IT CRASHED. GRASS (18 INCHES TALL) ON THE LEVEE HAD BEEN NEATLY SLICED PRIOR TO THE PRINCIPAL IMPACT. THE WIDTH OF THE SWATH MEASURED THE APRX WING SPAN OF THE LOWER WINGS. AFTER IMPACT, THE MAIN WRECKAGE TRAVELED ABOUT 100 FT BEFORE COMING TO REST. NO PREIMPACT/MECHANICAL PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION WAS EVIDENT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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