NTSB Identification: DEN86FA112.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31049.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 09, 1986 in JAY EM, WY
Aircraft: CESSNA T-210N, registration: N6535N
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.

THE NON-INSTRUMENT RATED PLT TOOK OFF ON A VFR FLT INTO AN AREA OF FORECAST ADVERSE WX. RADAR TRACK OF THE ACFT AT 9,700 FEET MSL WAS LOST IN THE VICINITY OF THE ACCIDENT SITE AT 0930 MST, 4/9/86. THE ACFT WRECKAGE WAS LOCATED AT 1155 MST, 4/10/86 AND WAS SCATTERED OVER AN AREA 2,000 FEET LONG. THE CABIN AND COCKPIT WERE DESTROYED BY A POST IMPACT FIRE. THE PLT AND TWO PASSENGERS WERE FATALLY INJURED IN THE ACCIDENT.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

VFR FLIGHT INTO IMC..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CLOUDS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN


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