NTSB Identification: SEA88LA146.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36332.
Accident occurred Sunday, August 07, 1988 in VERADALE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N71035
Injuries: 2 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 A HIGH SINK RATE DEVELOPED ON FINAL APPROACH WHICH HE WAS UNABLE TO ARREST WITH POWER. ACFT LANDED HARD AND SHORT, CONTACTING A 3-FT BERM AT END OF GRASS STRIP. DURING ROLL-OUT, FLAMES WERE NOTED IN AFT CABIN AREA. OCCUPANTS EXITED AND ACFT WAS CONSUMED BY FIRE.

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

FLARE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

FUSELAGE,CABIN..FIRE

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