Preliminary Accident Reports

October 2002 Issue

July 13, Spicewood, Texas / Grumman Tiger

At 1130 central time, a Grumman American AA-5B struck fence posts while attempting to land on a road near Spicewood. The pilot was not injured. The pilot said he had never been to Spicewood and was being vectored to the airport by ATC when he mistook a road for the runway and landed the airplane. During the landing roll, the airplane veered left and struck 12 fence posts....

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