NTSB Identification: LAX86LA357.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31447.
Accident occurred Friday, September 26, 1986 in DOUGLAS, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA 210N, registration: N5340U
Injuries: 1 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 WAS FOUND ABANDONED 25 MILES WEST OF DOUGLAS, ARIZONA. A LANDING WAS MADE ON A DIRT ROAD WHERE THE ACFT CONTACTED A DITCH AND NOSED OVER. THE ACFT WAS REPORTED STOLEN AND THE PLT WAS NOT LOCATED. ACCORDING TO THE LOCAL SHERIFF'S OFFICE, TRACES OF ILLEGAL CONTRABAND WERE FOUND IN THE ACFT.

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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT




Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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