NTSB Identification: SEA87FA190.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34715.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Monday, September 21, 1987 in HAILEY, ID
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/07/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA T210L, registration: N2545S
Injuries: 3 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AFTER DARK NIGHT TAKEOFF, ACFT WAS OBSERVED TO EXECUTE AN IMMEDIATE LEFT TURN UP A CANYON INTO RISING TERRAIN. DURING CLIMB, ACFT LIGHTS WERE SEEN TO PERFORM MANEUVER CHARACTERISTIC OF STALL/SPIN. INVESTIGATION SHOWED ACFT STRUCK TERRAIN SLIGHTLY NOSE LOW. NO EVIDENCE FOUND OF PRE-IMPACT FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION IN ACFT STRUCTURE, POWER PLANT OR SYSTEMS.

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RISING



Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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