NTSB Identification: DEN89LA027.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38172.
Accident occurred Friday, November 04, 1988 in MONTE VISTA, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 210, registration: N6240B
Injuries: 3 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.

THE PRIVATE PLT WAS FLYING 2 FRIENDS TO HIS FARM. HIS DIRT STRIP RUNS EAST AND WEST, BUT PREVAILING WINDS WERE 320 DEG AT 40, GUSTING TO 50 KTS. A CROSS WIND LANDING TO THE WEST HAD TO BE ABORTED AND THE PLT ELECTED TO LAND TO THE NORTH, ON AN ACCESS ROAD. DURING ROLL OUT A GUST TURNED THE ACFT LEFT AND THE PLT LOST CONTROL. THE LEFT WING STRUCK A POWER POLE, 50 FEET LEFT OF THE LANDING AREA, AND DAMAGED THE OUTER 18 INCHES OF THE WING. THE ACFT ROLLED 75 YARDS AND CAME TO REST.

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

NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,LANDING CAPABILITY..EXCEEDED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..POLE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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