NTSB Identification: DEN85LA061.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27147.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 05, 1985 in NEWBURG, ND
Aircraft: BELLANCA 8GCBC, registration: N5046C
Injuries: 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.

PLT ATTEMPTED TAKEOFF ON A SLIPPERY, SNOW COVERED FIELD WITH A 45 DEGREE X-WIND. ACFT VEERED DURING THE TAKEOFF GROUND RUN AND LEFT MAIN GEAR SHEARED OFF AFTER CONTACTING A SNOWBANK.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..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

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ICY


Contributing Factors

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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