NTSB Identification: SEA86LA236.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32228.
Accident occurred Friday, August 29, 1986 in LORD FLAT, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N737NT
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 PLT ELECTED TO GO-AROUND AT ABOUT FOUR FEET AGL. FLAPS WERE REDUCED FROM 40 DEGREES OF FLAPS TO 20 DEGREES OF FLAPS AND A GENTLE RIGHT TURN WAS MADE DUE TO RISING TERRAIN. THE ACFT THEN SETTLED ONTO THE GROUND AND CROSSED TWO DITCHES BEFORE COMING TO REST. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE AT THE TIME WAS COMPUTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY 7000 FEET.

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

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

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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