NTSB Identification: DEN88FA109.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37088.
Accident occurred Tuesday, May 17, 1988 in ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/19/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, registration: N5402Y
Injuries: 5 Fatal.

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.

WHILE LANDING, THE ACFT ENCTRD UNFAVORABLE WINDS & THE PLT INITIATED A GO-AROUND. DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB, THE ACFT WAS OBSERVED TO PITCH & ROLL, THEN ENTER A DSCNT & CRASH IN A NOSE DOWN, RIGHT WING LOW ATTITUDE. NO PREIMPACT PART FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION OF THE ACFT WAS FOUND. WITNESSES RPRTD THE WIND WAS STRONG WITH RAPID CHANGES IN DIRECTION & VELOCITY. APRX 6 MI SOUTH AT THE ALBUQUERQUE INTL ARPT (ABQ), THERE WERE NUMEROUS WIND SHEAR ALERTS IN ALL QUADRANTS FROM THE LOW LEVEL WIND SHEAR ALERT SYS (LLWAS). THERE WAS NO LIGHTNING IN THE IMMEDIATE AREA OF THE ACDNT, BUT LIGHTNING WAS RPRTD TO THE NORTHEAST & SOUTH. THE 1650 MDT WX OBSERVATION AT ABQ WAS IN PART: ESTIMATED 6000' BROKEN, WIND FROM 270 DEG AT 17 GUSTING 37, CUMULONIMBUS NORTHWEST, VIRGA ALL QUADRANTS.

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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