NTSB Identification: LAX85FA210.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29712.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Friday, April 19, 1985 in TUBA CITY, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA U206G, registration: N8849Q
Injuries: 6 Fatal.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THIS WAS A MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION FLIGHT DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS IN MARGINAL WEATHER CONDITIONS. THE FLIGHT WAS NOT COMPLETED AND WAS RETURNING TO THE DEPARTURE AIRPORT WHEN IT DESCENDED INTO DESERT TERRAIN 10 MILES SHORT OF ITS DESTINATION.

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..OTHER


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