NTSB Identification: FTW83LA152.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21821.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 06, 1983 in NORMAN, OK
Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN AT-6, registration: N9786Z
Injuries: 2 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 ARRIVAL, THE PLT LANDED WITH A 30 DEG LEFT CROSSWIND.AFTER TOUCHING DOWN IN A 3-POINT ATTITUDE, THE ACFT SWERVED TO THE RIGHT & TURNED APRX 25 DEG BEFORE THE PLT REGAINED CONTROL. HE CORRECTED THE HEADING TO PARALLEL THE RUNWAY APRX 10 FT RIGHT OF A WHITE LINE MARKING THE EDGE OF THE MAINTAINED RUNWAY, THE ACFT STRUCK A SAWHORSE SURFACE. AS THE PLT INITIATED A TURN BACK TOWARD THE OPEN PORTION OF THE RUNWAY, THE ACFT STRUCK A SAWHORSE MARKING AN AREA OF DETERIORATING ASPHALT. NO MECHANICAL MANFUNCTION WAS FOUND THAT WOULD HAVE CAUSED LOSS OF CONTROL.

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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

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

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