NTSB Identification: ATL85LA228.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28336.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 30, 1985 in CLANTON, AL
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N9381G
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 COLLIDED WITH A FENCE & A DITCH DURING A PRECAUTIONARY OFF-ARPT LANDING IN A PASTURE. THE PLT REPORTED THAT FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF AERIAL APPLICATION OPERATIONS, THUNDERSTORMS WERE BLOCKING HIS RETURN TO THE ARPT. HE HAD ELECTED TO LAND TO AWAIT THE PASSAGE OF THE STORMS.

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


Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..THUNDERSTORM


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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