NTSB Identification: NYC88LA001.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36797.
Accident occurred Friday, October 02, 1987 in MANSFIELD, MA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/1989
Aircraft: BEECH B23, registration: N4007T
Injuries: 2 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE WINDS WERE FROM THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST AT 15 TO 20 KTS. HE RPRTD THAT DRG THE LANDING ROLL ON RWY 22, HE APPLIED FULL RIGHT RUDDER AGAINST THE PREVAILING WIND, BUT THE ACFT VEERED LEFT WITH THE APPLICATION OF BRAKES. SUBSEQUENTLY, IT CONTD TOWARD A DRAINAGE AREA BESIDE RWY 14/32. AS THE ACFT CROSSED THE DRAINAGE AREA, IT ENCTRD UPWARD SLOPING TERRAIN ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE & WAS DAMAGED. NO PRE-ACDNT MECHANICAL PROBLEM WAS RPRTD.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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