Accident description
Last updated: 21 April 2014
Status:Final
Date:Saturday 4 May 1968
Time:16:15
Type:Fairchild F-27F
Operator:Eastex Inc
Registration: N27W
C/n / msn: 123
First flight: 1967
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Paisano Ranch, TX (   United States of America)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Paisano Ranch, TX, United States of America
Narrative:
The pilot attempted to go around with propellers in ground fine pitch.

PROBABLE CAUSE(S):
pilot in command - improper operation of powerplant & powerplant controls
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
pilot in command - failed to obtain/maintain flying speed
FACTOR(S)
pilot in command - selected wrong runway relative to existing wind
miscellaneous acts, conditions - downwind

Events:


Sources:
» NTSB File 3-4640


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