NTSB Identification: LAX87LA351.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34566.
Accident occurred Friday, August 14, 1987 in TRUCKEE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/06/1988
Aircraft: BEECH 95-B55, registration: N20904
Injuries: 1 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.

DURING A TELEPHONE INTERVIEW, THE PILOT STATED THAT HE 'LANDED HARD' ON RUNWAY 19. WINDS WERE REPORTED TO BE FROM 270 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS GUSTING TO 20 KNOTS. THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS REPORTED PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. THE PILOT DID NOT REPORT THE ACCIDENT WITHIN TEN DAYS OF THE OCCURRENCE. HE STATED THAT HE DID NOT KNOW THAT THE DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT MET THE NTSB CRITERIA FOR SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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

TOUCHDOWN..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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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