NTSB Identification: SEA85LA177.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28682.
Accident occurred Thursday, July 25, 1985 in MITCHELL, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N734WW
Injuries: 2 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.

A GO-AROUND WAS ATTEMPTED AND THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO OUTCLIMB RISING TERRAIN. THE FIELD ELEVATION WAS OVER 3400 FEET AND THE TEMPERATURE WAS ABOVE 90 DEGREES. THE PILOT MADE A TURN TO AVOID TERRAIN AND STALLED. THE DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS AROUND 7,800 FEET.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,CLIMB CAPABILITY..EXCEEDED

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

STALL..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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