NTSB Identification: LAX88LA261.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38621.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 16, 1988 in LONE PINE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/24/1990
Aircraft: CESSNA 185E, registration: N23FB
Injuries: 1 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.
THE PLT RPTED THAT THE ENGINE CYLINDER TEMPERATURE WAS VERY HIGH AS HE CROSSED MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. HE ELECTED TO MAKE A DOWNWIND PRECAUTIONARY LANDING TO A SHORT AIRSTRIP WITH A HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN BEYOND THE NORMAL TOUCHDOWN ZONE, OVERRAN THE RUNWAY, AND NOSED OVER ON ITS BACK.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH TERRAIN
WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE
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