NTSB Identification: DEN93LA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47345.
Accident occurred Friday, January 08, 1993 in MONTE VISTA, CO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA T210L, registration: N96LL
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

DURING A NIGHT FLIGHT, A SNOW PLOW CLEANED THE RUNWAY. THE PLOWING WAS DONE OFF CENTER AND DID NOT ENCOMPASS THE FULL WIDTH OF THE RUNWAY, THUS LEAVING A SNOWBANK ON THE RUNWAY. WHEN THE FLIGHT LANDED, THE LEFT MAIN GEAR WAS IN THE SNOWBANK CAUSING THE AIRCRAFT TO SWERVE TO THE LEFT. WHEN THE NOSE GEAR CONTACTED THE SNOWBANK, THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER.

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

A LOSS OF CONTROL DURING LANDING WHEN THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A SNOWBANK WHICH WAS LEFT ON THE RUNWAY AS A RESULT OF INADEQUATE PLOWING.

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