NTSB Identification: LAX83FUG02
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, October 11, 1982 in REDLANDS, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/11/1983
Aircraft: WACO SRE, registration: N1252W
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING LANDING INTO A SUN LOW ON THE HORIZON THE ACFT DRIFTED LEFT & TOUCHED DOWN SLIGHTLY OFF THE RWY. THE LEFT GEAR CAUGHT A CONSTRUCTION HOLE & SHEARED OFF. THE ACFT WENT OUT OF CONTROL & STRUCK A ROCK PILE SHEARING THE RIGHT GEAR OFF.THE RWY RECENTLY HAD A NEW RWY LIGHTING SYSTEM INSTALLED & THERE WERE MULTIPLE HAZARDS SUCH AS HOLES & ROCK PILES ADJACENT TO THE RWY.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..SUNGLARE


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION

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