Aircraft Incident/Accident Report


Wagon Mound, New Mexico 87752
Monday, November 26, 1984 13:00 MST

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
PLT RECEIVED 3 WX BRIEFINGS BEFORE FLT AND INFORMED OF POSSIBILITY OF DIMINISHING CONDITIONS. ACFT COLLIDED WITH TERRAIN 1 1/2 MI FROM I-25 THAT GOES FROM RATON TO ALBUQUERQE. LOCAL RESIDENTS DESCRIBED WX AT APRX TIME OF ACCIDENT AS HEAVY SNOW, HIGH WINDS, AND LOW VISIBILITIES.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date11/26/1984 
Event Day of the WeekMonday 
Time of Event1300 
Event Time ZoneMountain Standard Time 
Event CityWAGON MOUND  
Event StateNEW MEXICO 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site87752  
Event Date Year1984 
Event Date Month11 
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location Airport  
Event Location Nearest Airport ID  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportOff Airport/Airstrip 
Distance from airport in statute miles
Degrees magnetic from airport
Airport Elevation
Weather Briefing CompletenessFull 
Investigator's weather sourceWitness 
Time of the weather observation0  
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)
Weather Observation Facility ID  
Elevation of weather observation facility
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)
Time Zone of the weather observation  
Lighting ConditionsDay 
Lowest Ceiling Height
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsPartial Obscuration 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingObscured 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles)
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)-- 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)-- 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown 
Wind Gust IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Gust (knots)
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) -- 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of PrecipitationModerate 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryFatal 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal
Injury Total Minor-- 
Injury Total None-- 
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)2984 
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification Date-- 
NTSB Notification Time
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information26978 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 9:15AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Basic weather conditionsInstrument Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN2797Y 
NTSB NumberDEN85FA034  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 91: General Aviation 
Type of Flight Plan filedVFR 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
DamageDestroyed 
Aircraft FireGround 
Aircraft ExplosionNone 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NameCESSNA  
Aircraft ModelP206  
Aircraft Series IdentifierP206  
Aircraft Serial NumberP206-0148  
Certified Max Gross Weight3300 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassU.S. Registered/U.S. Soil 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft
Number of Engines
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionAnnual 
Date of Last Inspection-- 
Airframe hours since last inspection136 
Airframe Hours2398 
ELT InstalledYes 
ELT ActivatedNo 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteNo 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner NameHENRY F. BECK  
Aircraft Owner Street AddressP.O. BOX 1048  
Aircraft Owner CityPAGOSA SPRINGS  
Aircraft Owner StateCO 
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode81147  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator Name  
Operator Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Street Address  
Operator City  
Operator State  
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateNone 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not-- 
Indicates Domestic or International Flight-- 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail-- 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Personal 
Second Pilot on BoardNo 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport CodeRTN  
Departure CityRATON  
Departure StateNM 
Departure Country  
Departure Time
Departure Time Zone  
Destination Same as Local Flt-- 
Destination Airport Code4AC  
Destination CityALBUQUERQUE  
Destination StateNM 
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightDescent 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 10:36AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location0  
Runway Length
Runway Width
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--