NTSB Identification: CHI84LA069.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23152.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 29, 1983 in EVELETH, MN
Aircraft: CESSNA U206F, registration: N9611G
Injuries: 1 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 REPORTED THAT AFTER TAKING OFF, THE CABIN BEGAN TO FILL WITH SMOKE. HE RETURNED TO THE ARPT FOR A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING; HOWEVER, DURING TOUCHDOWN, THE LEFT WING COLLIDED WITH A SNOWBANK BESIDE THE RWY. AN EXAM OF THE ACFT REVEALED THAT WITH THE ENG SHUT DOWN, NO SMOKE WOULD DEVELOPE WHEN THE MASTER SWITCH WAS TURNED ON. HOWEVER, AFTER THE ENG WAS STARTED, SMOKE APPEARED.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:DIVERTED ATTENTION..PILOT IN COMMAND
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