NTSB Identification: DEN85LA238.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29422.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 31, 1985 in MONUMENT VALLEY, UT
Aircraft: CESSNA 182D, registration: N707UR
Injuries: 4 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 PILOT SAID THAT DURING APP TO LDG HE ENCOUNTERED UNFAVORABLE WINDS IN SHEER OR WIND DIRECTION CHANGE CAUSING THE A/C TO DROP 4-5 FT ONTO THE R/W RESULTING IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE A/C.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

POWERPLANT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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