NTSB Identification: ATL83LA092.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23052.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 30, 1983 in BRODNAX, VA
Aircraft: BEECH 65-80, registration: N2711J
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.

THE ACFT WAS DAMAGED DURING A LANDING IN A FIELD AT NIGHT NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF ROUTE 623 & ROUTE 53 NORTH. AFTER THE ACCIDENT, 2 INDIVIDUALS WERE OBSERVED LEAVING THE ACFT & RUNNING INTO THE WOODS WITH DUFFEL BAGS. THE ACFT CONTAINED APRX 1000 LBS OF COCAINE.

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT

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