NTSB Identification: FTW82DA147
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, April 22, 1982 in CARLSBAD, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/22/1983
Aircraft: TAILWIND A-M-1, registration: N319M
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT ATTEMPTED A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON A ROAD DUE TO DETERIORATING WEATHER AND AN INTERMITTENT ENGINE PROBLEM. THE PILOT STATED HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DUE TO GUSTY WINDS AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..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

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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