NTSB Identification: DEN86LA234.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31153.
Accident occurred Friday, August 22, 1986 in DILLON, MT
Aircraft: CESSNA T210M, registration: N6952M
Injuries: 1 Minor,3 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.

PLT SAID HE CALLED UNICOM FOR ARPT ADVISORY AND HEARD OPERATOR SAY SOMETHING ABOUT SIX. HE THOUGHT SHE SAID RWY 6 WAS THE PREFERRED RWY (THERE IS NO RWY 6 AT DILLON ARPT). OPERATOR ACTUALLY SAID RWY 16 WAS THE PREFERRED RWY. PLT LANDED PAST MIDWAY POINT OF RWY 3 (3500 FT, TURF) AND ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND. ACFT HIT RWY MARKER, WENT THROUGH FENCE AND OVERTURNED. ARPT DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS COMPUTED TO BE 6135 FT. ACFT FLIGHT MANUAL SAYS GROUND ROLL OF 935 FT AND 1550 FT IS REQUIRED FOR LANDING AND TAKEOFF. PLT WAS ALSO FLYING ON EXPIRED MEDICAL CERTIFICATE.

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..RUNWAY LIGHT


Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..LOOSE GRAVEL/SANDY


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

RADIO COMMUNICATIONS..NOT UNDERSTOOD..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DAYLIGHT

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