NTSB Identification: FTW85LA320.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29325.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 14, 1985 in SALLISAW, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N738XZ
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 STATED HE HAD AN ELECTRICAL FAILURE AND ELECTED TO MAKE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING AT SALLISAW MUNICIPAL ARPT. EQUIPMENT WAS ON THE RWY AND THE PLT ELECTED TO LAND ON A GRASS STRIP NEXT TO THE RWY. HE TOUCHED DOWN AND DURING ROLLOUT THOUGHT HE COULD NOT STOP ON THE STRIP AND INITIATED AN ABORTED LANDING. THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TREES AT THE END OF THE RWY.

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

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM..UNDETERMINED

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

ABORTED LANDING..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)

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