Saturday, February 02, 2019

Hard Landing: Beechcraft B24R Sierra, N6588R; accident occurred January 03, 2019 at Sandia Airpark Estates East Airport (1N1), Edgewood, Santa Fe County, New Mexico

View of damaged left-wing root.
Federal Aviation Administration

Additional Participating Entity:

Federal Aviation Administration / Flight Standards District Office; Albuquerque, New Mexico

Aviation Accident Factual Report - National Transportation Safety Board:

Investigation Docket - National Transportation Safety Board:

Location: Edgewood, NM
Accident Number: GAA19CA116
Date & Time: 01/03/2019, 1730 MST
Registration: N6588R
Aircraft: Beech 24
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Defining Event: Hard landing
Injuries: 3 None
Flight Conducted Under:  Part 91: General Aviation - Personal

The pilot reported that, while on short final for a precautionary landing to an alternate airport covered with snow, with "extra speed" and about 10 feet above the ground, the airplane suddenly descended, landed hard, and bounced. The right main landing gear tire touched down again, caught the snow, and the airplane veered left. He then initiated a go-around, but the airplane struck a fence and impacted terrain.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing.

The pilot reported that there were no preaccident mechanical failures or malfunctions with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

The automated weather observation station located on an airport about 22 nm away, reported that, about 20 minutes before the accident, the wind was 300° at 6 knots. The pilot reported the wind was blowing hard from 270°. The airplane landed on runway 27.

Pilot Information

Certificate: Private
Age: 60, Male
Airplane Rating(s): Single-engine Land; Single-engine Sea
Seat Occupied: Left
Other Aircraft Rating(s): None
Restraint Used:
Instrument Rating(s): None
Second Pilot Present: No
Instructor Rating(s): None
Toxicology Performed: No
Medical Certification: Class 3 With Waivers/Limitations
Last FAA Medical Exam: 04/28/2016
Occupational Pilot: No
Last Flight Review or Equivalent: 12/01/2017
Flight Time:  (Estimated) 1120 hours (Total, all aircraft), 550 hours (Total, this make and model), 1060 hours (Pilot In Command, all aircraft), 40 hours (Last 90 days, all aircraft), 20 hours (Last 30 days, all aircraft)

Aircraft and Owner/Operator Information

Aircraft Make: Beech
Registration: N6588R
Model/Series: 24 B24R
Aircraft Category: Airplane
Year of Manufacture: 1974
Amateur Built: No
Airworthiness Certificate: Normal
Serial Number: MC-251
Landing Gear Type: Retractable - Tricycle
Seats: 4
Date/Type of Last Inspection: 03/02/2018, Annual
Certified Max Gross Wt.: 2750 lbs
Time Since Last Inspection:
Engines: 1 Reciprocating
Airframe Total Time: 3716.4 Hours as of last inspection
Engine Manufacturer: Lycoming
ELT: Installed, not activated
Engine Model/Series: I0-360-A1B6
Registered Owner: On file
Rated Power: 200 hp
Operator: On file
Operating Certificate(s) Held: None

Meteorological Information and Flight Plan

Conditions at Accident Site: Visual Conditions
Condition of Light: Day
Observation Facility, Elevation: KABQ, 5314 ft msl
Distance from Accident Site: 22 Nautical Miles
Observation Time: 2152 UTC
Direction from Accident Site: 262°
Lowest Cloud Condition: Clear
Visibility:  10 Miles
Lowest Ceiling: None
Visibility (RVR):
Wind Speed/Gusts: 7 knots /
Turbulence Type Forecast/Actual: None / None
Wind Direction: 300°
Turbulence Severity Forecast/Actual: N/A / N/A
Altimeter Setting: 30.16 inches Hg
Temperature/Dew Point: 0°C / -11°C
Precipitation and Obscuration: No Obscuration; No Precipitation
Departure Point: St George, UT (SGU)
Type of Flight Plan Filed: None
Destination: Edgewood, NM (1N1)
Type of Clearance: None
Departure Time:
Type of Airspace: Class G

Airport Information

Runway Surface Type: Asphalt
Airport Elevation: 6565 ft
Runway Surface Condition: Snow
Runway Used: 27
IFR Approach: None
Runway Length/Width: 4830 ft / 30 ft
VFR Approach/Landing: Precautionary Landing

Wreckage and Impact Information

Crew Injuries: 1 None
Aircraft Damage: Substantial
Passenger Injuries: 2 None
Aircraft Fire: None
Ground Injuries: N/A
Aircraft Explosion: None
Total Injuries: 3 None
Latitude, Longitude: 35.094722, -106.164444

No comments:

Post a Comment