NTSB Identification: SEA90LA169.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41377.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 26, 1990 in FLORENCE, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/30/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA T210N, registration: N1911U
Injuries: 2 Minor,4 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 INITIAL CLIMB AFTER TAKEOFF, THE NUMBER 2 CYLINDER HEAD FAILED FORCING THE PILOT TO LAND GEAR UP ON A SANDY BEACH. DURING THE LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT HIT A LOG, CAUSING SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT.

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

THE FAILURE OF AN ENGINE CYLINDER HEAD. COLLISION WITH A LOG DURING THE LANDING WAS A FACTOR RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT.

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