NTSB Identification: LAX87LA334.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34327.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 26, 1987 in WILLIAMS, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration: N4651Z
Injuries: 1 Fatal.

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 AIRCRAFT WAS REPORTED STOLEN ON JULY 26, 1987. IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE AIRCRAFT DEPARTED THE GRAND CANYON AIRPORT IN GRAND CANYON, ARIZONA ON JULY 26, 1987, AT 0300 MST. A SEARCH OF RECORDS OR AIRPORTS IN THE AREA REVEALED THAT THE AIRCRAFT WAS REFUELED AT THE PULLIAM AIRPORT IN FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA ON JULY 26, 1987. THE AIRCRAFT WAS FOUND NEAR WILLIAMS, ARIZONA ON SEPTEMBER 13, 1987. THE WEATHER CONDITIONS NEAR WILLIAMS ON JULY 26, 1987 WERE REPORTED AS SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS WITH LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. THE AIRCRAFT WAS DESTROYED AND THE UNCERTIFICATED PILOT WAS FATALLY INJURED. FAA RECORDS INDICATED THAT HE HAD BEEN DENIED A MEDICAL CERTIFICATE IN 1979 AND THAT HE HAD INDICATED ON IT THAT HE HAD 269 HOURS OF FLT TIME.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED



Contributing Factors

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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