NTSB Identification: DEN84LA169.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24623.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 02, 1984 in JUNCTION, UT
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N661SR
Injuries: 4 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 PILOT INADVERTENTLY LANDED ON A CLOSED SECTION OF HIGHWAY WHICH HE MISTOOK FOR A DIRT RUNWAY. THE HIGHWAY SURFACE WAS NARROW AND CONTAINED BROKEN CHUNKS OF ASPHALT. DURING THE LANDING ROLL, THE LEFT MAIN GEAR CONTACTED A 1 FT X 1 FT ROCK. THE ACFT THEN VEERED TO THE LEFT AND CONTACTED A DITCH.

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

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


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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