NTSB Identification: DEN88LA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34939.
Accident occurred Friday, October 09, 1987 in MONUMENT VALLEY, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N7746G
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 PRIVATE PILOT WAS LANDING ON A DIRT RUNWAY AND AT TOUCHDOWN A CROSSWIND WEATHERVANED THE AIRCRAFT TO THE RIGHT. THE PILOT ADDED FULL POWER TO TRY TO GO AROUND BUT THE AIRCRAFT SETTLED BACK TO THE GROUND LEFT OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT CAME TO REST 300 YARDS LEFT OF THE RUNWAY IN SCRUB BRUSH.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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