NTSB Identification: LAX86FVM03.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31507.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 20, 1986 in CUYAMA, CA
Aircraft: Beech 65-A80, registration: N29DS
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT CONTACTED TWO COWS WHILE OPERATING ALONG THE SIDE OF A ROAD IN A REMOTE AREA. VEHICLE TRACKS WERE FOUND NEAR THE WRECKAGE, HOWEVER, NO PERSONS WERE FOUND AT OR NEAR THE WRECKAGE. TRAINED DRUG SNIFFING DOGS WERE USED AT THE ACCIDENT SITE AND IT IS BELIEVED A SUBSTANTIAL AMOUNT OF DRUGS WERE ONBOARD THE ACFT.

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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