NTSB Identification: SEA86LA201.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31973.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 20, 1986 in LAGES, NV
Aircraft: CESSNA 210F, registration: N1873F
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 PLT WAS UNABLE TO DIVERT AROUND NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ALONG IN HIS FLIGHT PATH. SUBSEQUENTLY, HE MADE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON A SOFT, DRY LAKE BED WERE THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER.

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

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..THUNDERSTORM



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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