NTSB Identification: CHI82DA090
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Monday, March 15, 1982 in BREMEN TOWNSHIP, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/15/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N5643B
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

DURING A VFR FLIGHT, THE PILOT ENCOUNTERED DETERIORATING WEATHER AND ELECTED TO MAKE A PRECAUTIONARY LANDING ON A SNOW COVERED, CULTIVATED FIELD. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT DURING A SOFT FIELD APPROACH FOR LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT FLIPPED OVER WHEN IT CONTACTED THE SNOW.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..SNOW


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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