NTSB Identification: DEN84LA105.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23928.
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 06, 1984 in TREMONTON, UT
Aircraft: CALLAIR A, registration: N8260H
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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A SNOW COVERED FIELD WHILE THE PLT WAS APPLYING CARBON BLACK AND FERTILIZER TO INDUCE SNOW MELT. THE OVERCAST SKY'GAVE A WHITE-OUT EFFECT ON DEPTH PERCEPTION'. THE COLLISION WITH A RISE IN THE FIELD TORE OFF THE LANDING GEAR AND THE ACFT SLID TO A STOP IN THE SNOW.

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CLOUDS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HAZE/SMOKE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WHITEOUT


Contributing Factors

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RISING

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