NTSB Identification: NYC85LA194.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28539.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 11, 1985 in SAVOY, MA
Aircraft: MAULE MX-7-235, registration: N70LB
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.

THE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND ON A DIRT RUNWAY APPROXIMATELY 800 FEET LONG WITH A SMALL DIRT EMBANKMENT AT THE THRESHOLD. DURING THE APPROACH, THE AIRCRAFT LANDED SHORT AND THE LANDING GEAR COLLIDED WITH THE EMBANKMENT. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER AND CAME TO REST INVERTED ON THE RUNWAY.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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