NTSB Identification: LAX88LA084.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35378.
Accident occurred Wednesday, January 13, 1988 in BLYTHE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA T210L, registration: N2516S
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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

A CESSNA T210L WAS FOUND ABANDONED WITH THE LANDING GEAR COLLAPSED. SKID MARKS WERE NOTED ON THE GROUND WHERE THE AIRCRAFT HAD TOUCHED DOWN ON THE ROUGH TERRAIN. THE PILOT WAS NEVER IDENTIFIED AND TRACES OF ILLEGAL CONTRABAND WERE FOUND IN THE AIRCRAFT.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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