NTSB Identification: LAX88LA048.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34852.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 14, 1987 in JACKSON, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: BEECH 58, registration: N9106Q
Injuries: 4 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.

THE PLT RPRTD THAT PRIOR TO REACHING THE DESTN, HE RECEIVED AN ADZY ON THE UNICOM FREQ THAT RWY 19 WAS IN USE & THAT THERE WAS A DIRECT X-WIND. DRG ARRIVAL, HE TRIED TO CONTACT UNICOM AGAIN TO GET A WX UPDATE, BUT WAS UNABLE. HE ELECTED TO LND ON RWY 19. RPRTDLY, THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN ABOUT 500' TO 600' DOWN THE 3400' RWY & THE PLT APPLIED BRAKES, BUT HE WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE REMAINING RWY. HE INTENTIONALLY GROUND LOOPED THE ACFT & THE LEFT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED WHEN THE PLANE SKIDDED OFF THE RWY. AFTER THE PLT EXITED FROM THE ACFT, HE NOTED A SMALL WIND SOCK AT THE APCH END OF THE RWY THAT WAS INDICATING A DIRECT TAILWIND. BEFORE LANDING, HE HAD ESTD THE WIND WAS FROM 270 TO 280 DEG AT 15 TO 20 KTS.NO MECHANICAL PROBLEM WAS RPRTD.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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