NTSB Identification: LAX84LA214.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24606.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 10, 1984 in WILLCOX, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N52488
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AN UNKNOWN PERSON ATTEMPTED TO STEAL THE ACFT. THE ACFT WAS TAXIED OUT FROM ITS TIE-DOWN SPOT & ACCELERATED DOWN THE MILE-LONG DIRT RWY. IT FAILED TO BECOME AIRBORNE, IMPACTED 5 FENCES, A POWER POLE & CAME TO REST INVERTED. THE INJURY INDEX IS PRESUMED.

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..OTHER PERSON


Contributing Factors

STOLEN AIRCRAFT/UNAUTHORIZED USE..ATTEMPTED..OTHER PERSON


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