NTSB Identification: LAX84LA235.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24430.
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 28, 1984 in TEMPLE BAR, AZ
Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-19-3, registration: N8801R
Injuries: 2 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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING THE LANDING & THE ACFT ZIG-SAGGED DOWN THE RWY. HE DID NOT USE BRAKES FOR FEAR OF A NOSE OVER. ON THE LAST 30% OF THE RWY, HE ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND; HOWEVER, THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RWY & CRASHED IN ROUGH TERRAIN. THE RWY HAD A 3.4% DOWNHILL GRADE TO THE NORTH & THE WIND WAS CALM.

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:

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..DOWNHILL


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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