NTSB Identification: LAX86LA194.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31091.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 27, 1986 in DAVIS, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150H, registration: N50007
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 ACFT LANDED ON A PRIVATELY OWN RANCH DIRT AIRSTRIP. THE PLT REPORTED THE LANDING WAS NORMAL, BUT DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE ACFT NOSEWHEEL STRUCK A SMALL DITCH CAUSING IT TO NOSE OVER ONTO ITS BACK. THE PILOT DID NOT REPORT ANY PREIMPACT ACFT MALFUNCTIONS AND/OR FAILURES. THE PLT REPORTED THAT HE HAD PREVIOUSLY LANDED ON THE AIRSTRIP PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. NEITHER THE CERTIFICATED PRIVATE PLT NOR THE SOLE PASSENGER ABOARD THE ACFT WERE INJURED.

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RUNWAY MAINTENANCE..NOT MAINTAINED..COMPANY/OPERATOR MANAGEMENT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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