NTSB Identification: LAX85LA191.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27609.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 02, 1985 in EAGLE MOUNTAIN, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 414, registration: XBDED
Injuries: Unavailable

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 RIVERSIDE COUNTY CALIFORNIA SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN LEFT GEAR FIRST AND EXPERIENCED A BLOWOUT OR GEAR FAILURE ON THE RIGHT GEAR. THE ACFT RAN OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY, SKIDDED ACROSS A DIRT BERM PARTIALLY SEPARATING THE RIGHT WING WHICH WAS BURNED ALONG WITH THE RIGHT ENGINE. THE ACFT CONTAINED 451 POUNDS OF 90%+ PURE COCAINE. THE OCCUPANTS WERE NOT LOCATED. THE ACFT WAS REGISTERED IN MEXICO.

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

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR..UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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