NTSB Identification: MIA86LA019.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29640.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 26, 1985 in DESTIN, FL
Aircraft: BEECH G35, registration: N4275D
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 ACFT VEERED OFF RWY 14 AND STRUCK A RWY LIGHT AND SMALL TREES DURING AN ATTEMPTED X-WIND TAKEOFF. THE PLT STATED THAT HE THOUGHT THE X-WIND WAS FROM THE RIGHT, HOWEVER, THE SURFACE WINDS WERE REPORTED AS 050 AT 9 KTS WITH GUSTS 12 TO 15 KTS, A LEFT X-WIND.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RUNWAY LIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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