NTSB Identification: LAX87LA348.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34244.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 27, 1987 in CAMP VERDE, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 175, registration: N7495M
Injuries: 3 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.

WHEN BOTH PASSENGERS BECAME AIR SICK THE PILOT DECIDED TO LAND ON A DIRT ROAD. UPON TOUCHDOWN, THE PILOT HEARD A LOUD POP AND ASSUMED THAT A TIRE HAD BLOWN. BECAUSE OF THIS, HE USED THE BRAKES SPARINGLY AND COULD NOT STOP THE AIRCRAFT IN TIME TO AVOID TREES. AN EXAMINATION OF THE WRECKAGE REVEALED THAT BOTH TIRES WERE UNDAMAGED.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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