NTSB Identification: DEN87LA212.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34392.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 28, 1987 in CUBA, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 414, registration: N1648T
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 ACFT WAS DISPATCHED TO THE CUBA, NM AREA TO PICK UP A CRITICALLY ILL PATIENT. THE STATE POLICE BLOCKED OFF A SECTION OF HIGHWAY FOR THE ACFT TO LAND ON. THE PLT LANDED ON THE HIGHWAY, BUT DRG THE LANDING ROLL, THE UNDERSIDE OF THE RGT WING STRUCK A ROAD MARKER POST. THE PLT BELIEVED THE DAMAGE WAS MINOR & CONTD THE MISSION. LATER, TWO FAA INSPECTORS EXAMINED THE ACFT. IN THEIR OPINION, A TWO INCH WIDE TEAR IN THE RGT AILERON CONSTITUTED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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