NTSB Identification: FTW84LA298.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25140.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 01, 1984 in BLANCO, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N738RW
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.

DUE TO THE TATUM RANCH PRIVATE AIRSTRIP BEING INCORRECTLY MARKED ON THE SECTIONAL CHART THE PLT WAS USING, HE INADVERTANTLY LANDED AT THE WRONG ARPT LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT & WAS UNABLE TO GO AROUND OR STOP. THE ACFT CONTINUED OFF THE END OF THE GRAVEL RUNWAY DOWN INTO A RAVINE.

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

LANDED AT WRONG AIRPORT..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

CHARTS/OTHER MANUALS..INCORRECT



Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH GEOGRAPHIC AREA..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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