NTSB Identification: DEN86LA053.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30381.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 22, 1985 in ANTHONY, NM
Aircraft: CESSNA 172A, registration: N7451T
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 WAS PRACTICING EMER LDGS ON A DIRT ROAD. DURING THE LAST LDG WHICH RESULTED IN AN ACCIDENT, HE ALLOWED HIS ATTENTION TO BE DIVERTED MOMENTARILY TO INSIDE THE COCKPIT AND HE LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT. THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE ROADAND SUSTAINED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE.

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

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..SIMULATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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