NTSB Identification: MKC85LA154.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28375.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 14, 1985 in CAMDENTON, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA 170A, registration: N5593C
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.

N5593C TOOK OFF ON RWY 25 WHICH HAS A HILL OFF THE WEST END. THE WIND WAS FROM THE WEST AT 10 TO 13 KNOTS AND THE TEMPERATURE WAS 95 DEG F. THE PLT SAID THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED A DOWNDRAFT AS IT APPROACHED THE HILL DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB. THE PLT BECAME CONCERN ABOUT CLEARING TREES BEYOND THE HILL AND DECIDED TO INTENTIONALLY STALL THE ACFT INTO THE TREES.

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

STALL/MUSH..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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