NTSB Identification: DEN86LA201.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31304.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 17, 1986 in RUIDOSO, NM
Aircraft: GOERTZ BUSHBY MUSTING II, registration: N976J
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.

N976J LANDED ON RWY 18, WHICH IS 5,500 FT LONG AND 75 WIDE AND HAS A CONCRETE SURFACE. THE WIND WAS FROM 210 DEG AT 10 WITH GUSTS TO 20 KTS. THE PLT REPORTS THAT THE CROSSWIND CAUSED A SWERVE TO THE RIGHT AND THE ACFT RAN OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY. THE ACFT THEN COLLIDED WITH A DRAINAGE DITCH AND THE MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED RESULTING IN DAMAGE TO THE RIGHT WING.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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