NTSB Identification: SEA87LA170.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34827.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 19, 1987 in BOULDER CITY, NV
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N5549B
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 WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND THE AIRCRAFT WITH A 15 KNOT TAILWIND GUSTING TO 20 KNOTS. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS OVER 6,000 FEET AND THE RUNWAY WAS AN UPHILL RUNWAY WITH RISING TERRAIN AHEAD. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE DECIDED TO GO-AROUND BUT THAT SHORTLY AFTER APPLICATION OF FULL POWER THE ENGINE QUIT OPERATING. THE AIRCRAFT WAS LANDED OVER 400 FEET PAST THE END OF THE RUNWAY. DURING LANDING ROLL THE AIRCRAFT STRUCK A PARKED BOAT AND TWO TELEPHONE POLES. NO EVIDENCE OF A LOSS OF POWER WAS FOUND THROUGH EXAMINATION OF THE PROPELLER, THE AIRCRAFT'S ENGINE, AND THE FUEL SYSTEM. THE PROPELLER TIPS WERE CURLED 180 DEGREES ON THE WORKING FACE WITH CHORDWISE SCRAPES PRESENT.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..POLE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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