NTSB Identification: SEA86LA048.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29993.
Accident occurred Friday, January 24, 1986 in WENATCHEE, WA
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration: N8785Q
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 PILOT DIVERTED FROM HIS INTENDED DESTINATION OF PANGBORN FIELD TO A LOCAL PRIVATE AIRSTRIP DUE TO LOCAL FOG. 8' OF CRUSTED SNOW WAS PRESENT ON THE RUNWAY AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER ON LANDING ROLL.

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED

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

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

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