NTSB Identification: DEN85LA021.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26204.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 27, 1984 in GLEN CANYON, UT
Aircraft: CESSNA 320B, registration: N9842L
Injuries: 3 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.
ON TAKEOFF ROLL, PLT NOTED 5 INCH DIFFERENCE IN MANIFOLD PRESSURE BETWEEN THE ENGS. ACFT BEGAN TO DRIFT TO THE RIGHT. PLT APPLIED CORRECTIVE DIFFERENCE POWER, RUDDER AND AILERON TO CORRECT DRIFT, BUT STATED A GUST OF WIND CAUSED FURTHER RIGHT DRIFT. RIGHT MAIN LANDING GEAR DEPARTED THE RWY SURFACE INTO SOFT SAND, CAUSING INCREASED PULL TO THE RIGHT DESPITE PLT'S EFFORTS. PLT INITIATED ABORT AND APPLIED BRAKES, BUT ACFT SWERVED OFF RWY AND COLLIDED WITH A FENCE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND
REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
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