NTSB Identification: SEA96LA030.
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Accident occurred Saturday, December 16, 1995 in JOHN DAY, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/08/1996
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N3171B
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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THE OWNER WAS FLYING FROM THE RIGHT SEAT, DEMONSTRATING THE AIRPLANE TO THE LEFT SEAT PASSENGER/CFI FOR A POSSIBLE SALE. HE ESTABLISHED A NORMAL APPROACH FOR A LANDING, BUT IMPACTED THE GROUND ABOUT 150 FEET SHORT OF THE THRESHOLD.

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

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN A PROPER GLIDEPATH.

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