NTSB Identification: DEN85LA070.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28655.
Accident occurred Friday, January 25, 1985 in CEDAR CITY, UT
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration: N29044
Injuries: 2 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 ACFT NOSED OVER AFTER CONTACTING A DITCH FOLLOWING A LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL DURING A LANDING ROLL. THE PLT STATED THAT AFTER A SOFT TOUCHDOWN THE ACFT BEGAN TO VEER TO THE LEFT OF THE RWY. REMEDIAL RUDDER PRESSURE AND BRAKING WAS ATTEMTED TO NO AVAIL. THE ACFT TRAVELED OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY WHERE IT CONTACTED THE DITCH. THE PLT STATED AFTER THE ACCIDENT THE LEFT TIRE WHICH WAS REPLACED ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT WAS FLAT. A MECHANIC INSPECTED THE TIRE AND REPORTED THE TUBE WAS PINCHED BETWEEN THE RIM HALVES.

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

LANDING GEAR,TIRE..FAILURE,TOTAL

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

MAINTENANCE,INSTALLATION..IMPROPER..OTHER MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL

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