NTSB Identification: DEN87LA209.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34307.
Accident occurred Tuesday, August 04, 1987 in TAOS, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1988
Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB, registration: N53811
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 PLT ATTEMPTED TO LAND ON RWY 22 WITH A LEFT QUARTERING X-WIND. DRG THE LANDING, THE ACFT BOUNCED TWICE, THEN VEERED TO THE RIGHT & WENT OFF THE RWY. THE PLT APPLIED POWER & INITIATED A GO-AROUND. THE ACFT BECAME AIRBORNE, BUT ITS RIGHT WING STRUCK THE VERTICAL STABILIZER OF A CESSNA 340, THEN THE ACFT CARTWHEELED & SUBSEQUENTLY CAME TO REST IN AN INVERTED ATTITUDE. THE 1323 MDT WIND AT TAOS WAS FROM 170 DEG AT 10 GUSTING 15 KTS.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING


Contributing Factors

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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