NTSB Identification: DEN87FA041.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33189.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, January 05, 1987 in ALBUQERQUE, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA T210M, registration: N6577B
Injuries: 1 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.

THE PLT ELECTED TO TAKEOFF FROM ABQ INTERNATIONAL ARPT DURING THE PASSAGE OF A SEVERE WX SYSTEM. ALTHOUGH HIS DEPARTURE WAS SUCCESSFUL HIS FLT PATH WAS HEADING TOWARD THE MOUNTAINS EAST OF ABQ. HE WAS OBSERVED TURNING NORTH UP A CANYON. SHORTLY AFTER TURNING, THE ACFT IMPACTED A 20 DEGREE SLOPE IN RISING TERRAIN.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PRESSURE..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:

COMPANY-INDUCED PRESSURE..COMPANY/OPERATOR MANAGEMENT

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

WEATHER CONDITION..OBSCURATION



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE

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