NTSB Identification: LAX87LA307.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36653.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 15, 1987 in PAGE, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/1989
Aircraft: BEECH 35-33, registration: N608V
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.

AFTER ARRIVING AT THE ARPT, THE PLT ENTERED TRAFFIC TO LAND ON RWY 15 WITH A GUSTY X-WIND FROM THE RIGHT. HE REPORTED THAT JUST BEFORE TOUCHDOWN, THE AIRCRAFT ENTERED A SUDDEN LEFT ROLL. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE LEFT WING CONTACTED THE RUNWAY AND THE PLANE NOSED DOWN, COLLAPSING THE NOSE GEAR. AT 1050 MST, THE WIND WAS RPRTD TO BE FROM 200 DEG AT 10 GUSTING 24 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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