NTSB Identification: FTW85LRG02.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29741.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 14, 1985 in KERRVILLE, TX
Aircraft: HOMEBUILT TIGER BIRD, registration: N5MF
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT NOSED OVER ON LANDING FOLLOWING A LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. THE PLT REPORTED TOUCHDOWN WAS MADE ON THE FIRST 100 FT OF THE RWY AND AS THE ACFT SLOWED TO APRX 10 MPH DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST. THE ACFT TRAVELED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE AIRSTRIP AND DOWN A 5 FT, 45 DEG BANK WHERE IT NOSED OVER. THE PLT ATTRIBUTED THE ACCIDENT TO THE X-WIND, GRAVEL AIRSTRIP AND POOR JUDGEMENT.

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

JUDGMENT..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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DOWNHILL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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