NTSB Identification: DEN85LA220.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30513.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 15, 1985 in SULA, MT
Aircraft: BEECH 76, registration: N3865U
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 STATED THAT HE OVERFLEW AIRSTRIP TO 'MAKE SURE IT WAS CLEAR.' DURING THE LANDING ROLL, HE SAW SHRUBBERY ON THE RWY AND ATTEMPTED EVASIVE ACTION. THE ACFT VEERED LEFT AND THE LEFT MAIN GEAR ROLLED INTO A DRAINAGE DITCH AND THE LEFT WING CONTACTED A FENCE POST.

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..DITCH

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