NTSB Identification: LAX94WA341.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, August 09, 1994 in CREEL, Mexico
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N2160G
Injuries: 1 Fatal,2 Minor.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On August 9, 1994, at 1600 hours Pacific daylight time, a Cessna 182, N2160G, collided with a boulder and was destroyed while landing on a dirt runway at Creel, Mexico. The pilot and one of his passengers received minor injuries. The second passenger in the rear seat was fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditions existed at the time and a VFR flight plan was filed for the flight from Hermosillo, Mexico.

The pilot reported that the winds were very turbulent during the approach and landing. The pilot stated he was high and tried to line up on the runway. At touchdown, the aircraft departed off the side of the runway, hit a boulder, and nosed over. He stated the approach was to the east with the winds from the south at 15 knots.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Mexico. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil Secretaria de Communication y Transportes Providencia No. 807-6 piso Colonia del Vallie Codigo Postal 03100 Mexico, D.F., Mexico Telephone: (52-2)687-76-60, 523-66-42

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information for or released by the government of Mexico.

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