NTSB Identification: DEN86LA042.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30653.
Accident occurred Monday, December 09, 1985 in MISSOULA, MT
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N64069
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 SOLO STUDENT PLT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND DURING A LOCAL FLT WHEN HE LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT DURING THE LANDING ROLL.THE PLT STATED THAT THE ACFT VEERED TO ONE SIDE OF THE ICE COVERED RWY WHERE IT CONTACTED 6 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW, THE ACFT CONTINUED TRAVELING FOR APRX 60 FT BEFORE IT NOSED OVER.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ICY

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