NTSB Identification: SEA84LA086.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23822.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 11, 1984 in NEAH BAY, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q, registration: N4725N
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 PLT LANDED LONG ON THE 1200 FT RWY AND AFTER OVERRUNING THE END THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A DITCH. THE WASHINGTON STATE PILOT'S GUIDE DENOTES THE AIRPORT AS 'CLOSED-FOR EMERGENCY USE ONLY', AND 'WATCH FOR LIVESTOCK'. ACCORDING TO WITNESSES THERE WERE HORSES ON THE RWY AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT. THE FAA DOES NOT RECOGNIZE THE NEAH BAY EMERGENCY LANDING AREA AS AN AIRPORT.

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..CONGESTED


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..INADEQUATE

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