NTSB Identification: DEN86LA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30057.
Accident occurred Monday, December 23, 1985 in CLOUDCROFT, NM
Aircraft: Gulfstream American AA-1A YANKEE, registration: N9201L
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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 STATED THAT HE WAS FOLLOWING A HIGHWAY FROM ALAMOGORDO, NM TO ROSWELL, NM. THE PLT CONTINUED TO STATE THAT THE HIGHWAY LEAD HIM INTO AN AREA OF HIGH TERRAIN THAT HIS ACFT COULD NOT CLIMB OVER. THE PLT WAS UNABLE TO TURN AROUND AND EXECUTED AN EMERG LANDING INTO TREES. THE PLT INDICATED THAT THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS WITH ACFT.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

PROPER ALTITUDE..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL/MUSH..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


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