NTSB Identification: DEN84LA302.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25856.
Accident occurred Wednesday, September 26, 1984 in CORONA, NM
Aircraft: CESSNA 175, registration: N6696E
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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

AT 0809 HRS, PLT OBTAINED TELEPHONE WEATHER BRIEFING & WAS ADVISED VFR FLT NOT RECOMMENDED FOR INTENDED ROUTE. AT 1310 HRS, PLT OBTAINED SECOND BRIEFING, VFR FLIGHT AGAIN NOT RECOMMENDED, NO IMPROVEMENT EXPECTED PRIOR TO NOON OF FOLLOWING DAY. AT 1428 HRS PLT RECEIVED IN-PERSON THIRD BRIEFING AT DIFFERENT FSS & WAS ADVISED MARGINAL VFR AT BEST, FILED VFR FLT PLAN AND DEPARTED. ONE HR AFTER TAKE-OFF, IN RAPIDLY DETERIORATIONG WEATHER CONDITIONS WHICH PLT STATED EXISTED IN ALL DIRECTIONS, DECISION WAS MADE TO EFFECT PRECAUTIONARY LANDING AT AIRSTRIP RATHER THAN REVERSE COURSE. WEATHER CONDITONS AT AIRSTRIP PRECLUDED APPROACH. PRECAUTIONARY LANDING EXECUTED ON A ROAD. ACFT COLLIDED WITH CATTLE FENCE ON ROLL OUT.

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER FORECAST..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..OBSCURATION


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN

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