NTSB Identification: CHI85LA347.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30342.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 08, 1985 in N. PHILADELPHIA, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N4753D
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 PLT LANDED AT THE WRONG ARPT AT DUSK, COLLIDING WITH A DITCH DURING ROLLOUT ON THE TURF RWY. THE DESTINATION ARPT WAS 10 MILES AWAY ON THE SAME COURSE WITH THE SOD RWY ALIGNMENT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:LANDED AT WRONG AIRPORT..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND
COMPLACENCY..PILOT IN COMMAND
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