NTSB Identification: SEA84LA084.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24930.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 14, 1984 in WEST SOUND, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA C-172M, registration: N12811
Injuries: 2 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 NOSED OVER DURING LANDING AFTER THE OCCUPANTS HAD MISIDENTIFIED THE LANDING AREA IN A FARMERS FIELD. DURING ROLL-OUT IN THE SOFT SOIL THE LANDING GEAR BOGGED DOWN AND THE ACFT FLIPPED OVER.

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:

VISUAL/AURAL PERCEPTION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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