NTSB Identification: FTW83LA023
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 26, 1982 in GRANTS, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/26/1983
Aircraft: QUICKIE TWO, registration: N24WD
Injuries: 1 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 PILOT HAD PURCHASED THE AIRCRAFT AND WAS PLANNING TO FERRY IT TO RICHMOND, VA. AFTER TAKING OFF ON A LOCAL FLIGHT, HE ELECTED TO LAND ON RUNWAY 13 WITH WINDS VARIABLE FROM 190 TO 270 DEG AT 10 GUSTING 22 KTS. DURING THE LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT RAN OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND FLIPPED INVERTED.

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

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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS



Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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