NTSB Identification: LAX85LA014.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26843.
Accident occurred Friday, October 12, 1984 in MARBLE CANYON, AZ
Aircraft: BEECH B35, registration: N8885A
Injuries: 4 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.

PLT STATED WIND WAS FROM 220 DEG AT 5 KTS BUT AFTER TOUCHDOWN A GUST OF WIND CAUGHT THE RIGHT WING FORCING THE ACFT OFF RWY. PLT ADDED FULL PWR TO ABORT LANDING AND ACFT BECAME AIRBORNE. LEFT LANDTING GEAR CONTACTED A SAND DUNE. AS ACFT VEERED LEFT IT STALLED. A WITNESS STATED, WIND WAS BLOWING ACROSS THE RWY AT 15 TO 20 MPH FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES BEFORE THE ACCIDENT. THE ACFT BOUNCED ON TOUCHDOWN, VEERED OFF THE RWY AND CRASHED.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND



Contributing Factors

WIND INFORMATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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