NTSB Identification: DEN88LA005.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34563.
Accident occurred Thursday, October 08, 1987 in ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/06/1988
Aircraft: ROCKWELL 690B, registration: N711TT
Injuries: 1 Serious,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.
ACFT WAS LANDING ON RWY 17 AT CORONADO AIRPORT, 9 NM N OF ALBUQUERQUE, NM INTL ARPT. PLT SAID HE BROUGHT PROPS INTO REVERSE AND ACFT WENT OFF RIGHT SIDE OF RWY. PLT BROUGHT PROPS OUT OF REVERSE, REALIGNED ACFT ON RWY, AND REVERSED PROPS AGAIN. ACFT WENT OFF RIGHT SIDE OF RWY AND COLLIDED WITH RWY LIGHTS AND CULVERTS. RIGHT MAIN AND NOSE LANDING GEARS COLLAPSED. WITNESSES SAID APCH WAS TOO FAST WITH HIGH SINK RATE THAT WAS ARRESTED IN LANDING FLARE. PLT SAID HE DID NOT THINK THERE HAD BEEN ANY MECHANICAL FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, BUT LATER WROTE HE THOUGHT LEFT PROP FAILED TO REVERSE. EXAM OF ACFT REVEALED BOTH PROP BLADE TIPS CURLED OPPOSITE DIRECTION OF ROTATION ABOUT 6 IN FROM TIP.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
AIRSPEED(VREF)..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND
PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND
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