NTSB Identification: MKC86LA070.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29909.
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 19, 1986 in MULVANE, KS
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N3379F
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 PIC OF THE ACFT LANDED HIS CESSNA 182 TO THE NORTH ON A FARM PASTURE HE OWNS WHICH DOUBLES AS A LANDING STRIP. THE PIC STATED HE APPROACHED TOO HIGH AND TOO FAST, LANDING ABOUT MIDWAY OF THE FIELD. A FENCE WHICH BORDERS THE FIELD WAS FAST APPROACHING WITH THE PIC ATTEMPTING TO GROUND LOOP THE ACFT TO AVOID THE FENCE. THE ATTEMPTED GROUND LOOP WAS UNSUCCESSFUL AND THE ACFT SKIDDED AND DRIFTED SIDEWAYS UNTIL STRIKING THE ONLY TREE IN THE FIELD. THE SUBSEQUENT COLLISION SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED THE AIRCRAFT.

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

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

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

PLANNED APPROACH..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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