NTSB Identification: SEA87LA020.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32596.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 06, 1986 in MURTAUGH, ID
Aircraft: CESSNA 414A, registration: N37561
Injuries: 2 Serious,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.

DURING THE TRANSITION FROM A DME ARC TO THE ILS FINAL APCH COURSE, THE PLT ALLOWED THE ACFT TO PREMATURELY DESCEND INTO THE GROUND. THE REASON FOR THE DESCENT COULD NOT BE DETERMINED. HOWEVER, NO PRE-IMPACT MECHANICAL MALFUNCTION WITH THE ACFT WAS FOUND NOR WAS THERE ANY EVIDENCE SUPPORTING PLT INCAPACITATION. DARK NIGHT CONDITIONS IN FOG AND LOW CEILINGS PREVAILED DURING THE APCH.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

DESCENT..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING

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