NTSB Identification: SEA85LA175.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28595.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 20, 1985 in CHESAW, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150C, registration: N1935Z
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 STUDENT PLT LANDED ON AN UNNAMED, 1200 FT LANDING STRIP IN CALM WIND CONDITIONS. HE STATED THAT DURING THE LANDING, HE MISJUDGED THE DISTANCE & OVERRAN THE RWY. AFTER DEPARTING THE RWY, THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED TERRAIN WITH A TREE ROOT SYSTEM & NOSED OVER.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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