NTSB Identification: SEA85LA176.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28818.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 24, 1985 in TUSCARORA, NV
Aircraft: Beech A-24-R, registration: N8026R
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 PLT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND ON A DIRT ROAD UPHILL AT ABOUT 6,200 FT WITH GEAR AND FLAPS DOWN A GO-AROUND WAS ATTEMPTED AT ABOUT 50 FT AGL WHEN THE PLT DECIDED NOT TO LAND. THE ACFT FAILED TO CLIMB AND A BARN WAS STRUCK BEFORE IT HIT THE GROUND. THE DENSITY ALT AT THE TIME WAS APRX 8,000 FT. THE LANDING GEAR WAS LEFT IN THE DOWN AND LOCKED POSITION DURING THE ATTEMPTED CLIMB.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,CLIMB CAPABILITY..EXCEEDED



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RISING


Contributing Factors

FUEL TANK SELECTOR POSITION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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