NTSB Identification: ATL83FA163.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21151.
Accident occurred Friday, April 15, 1983 in FRISCO, NC
Aircraft: BEECH V35B, registration: N9394Q
Injuries: 4 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE DESTINATION ARPT WAS UNLIGHTED & WAS CLOSED FROM 30 MIN AFTER SUNSET UNTIL 30 MIN BEFORE SUNRISE. PRIOR TO THE FLT, THE PLT MADE ARRANGEMENTS FOR SOMEONE TO TAKE HIS CAR TO THE DESTINATION ARPT & PARK IT WITH THE HEADLIGHTS TURNED ON AT THE APCH END OF RWY 06. THE ACFT ARRIVED AFTER DARK. THE PERSON THAT BROUGHT THE CAR TO THE ARPT, REPORTED THAT THE PLT MADE SEVERAL LOW APCHS TO RWY 06. EACH TIME, THE PLT EXECUTED A GO-AROUND. THE WITNESS NOTED THAT THE SOUTHWEST WIND WAS "ROCKING THE PLANE AROUND QUITE A BIT," THAT THE ACFT WAS NOT LINED UP VERY WELL, & THAT THE THERE WAS A STRONG X-WIND COMPONENT FROM THE QUARTERING TAIL WIND. AFTER ABOUT THE 7TH APPROACH, THE ACFT DRIFTED RIGHT OF THE RWY & LOST ALTITUDE DURING THE GO-AROUND; THEN HIT A POWER LINE, CRASHED & BURNED.

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:

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY EDGE LIGHTS..UNAVAILABLE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION

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