NTSB Identification: FTW84LA252.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25654.
Accident occurred Monday, May 28, 1984 in PORT ARANSAS, TX
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC-65, registration: N27582
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 AN ENGINE MISS WAS EXPERIENCED. PLT ELECTED A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON THE BEACH DURING WHICH MAIN GEAR DUG INTO SAND AND ACFT NOSED OVER. DURING A HELICOPTER RECOVERY THE ACFT WAS JETTISONED FROM APRX 500 FT AGL. IMPACT DAMAGE RESULTING FROM THE RECOVERY EFFORT PRECLUDED DETERMINATION OF THE ENGINE PROBLEM.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

ANXIETY/APPREHENSION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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