NTSB Identification: SEA88LA136.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36310.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 06, 1988 in BAKER, NV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 210, registration: N6524X
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 PILOT STATED HE LANDED LONG ON UNATTENDED GRASS STRIP DUE TO GUSTY WING CONDS. THE AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED A DITCH OR VEHICLE TRACK HIDDEN BY VEGETATION, SHEARING NOSE GEAR AND COLLAPSING LEFT MAIN.

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..HIGH VEGETATION




Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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