NTSB Identification: SEA86LA038.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30004.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 14, 1986 in MEAD, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150-M, registration: N714AQ
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.

THE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND ON THE RUNWAY WHICH WAS COVERED WITH 11 INCHES OF SNOW. THE MAIN GEAR DUG INTO THE SNOW AND THE RIGHT WING TIP CAUGHT TURNING THE AIRCRAFT SIDEWAYS.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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