NTSB Identification: CHI94LA029.
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Accident occurred Tuesday, October 26, 1993 in ONAGA, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/13/1994
Aircraft: CESSNA 182N, registration: N92881
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

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THE PILOT STATED THAT HE HAD LANDED AT THIS UNCONTROLLED AND UNLIGHTED AIRPORT ON OTHER OCCASSIONS AT NIGHT WITH THE USE OF CAR LIGHTS. ON THIS LANDING THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED DOWN ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND STRUCK A DIRT BERM.

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

the pilot-in-command's poor pre-flight planning and failure to maintain runway alignment. Factors were the dark light conditions and the lack of runway lights.

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