On August 16, 1994, at 2010 Pacific daylight time, a Cessna 170B, N8339A, landed long on a private dirt strip near Redmond, Oregon. The airplane ran off the runway and nosed over. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The airplane was substantially damaged and the private pilot and his passenger were not injured. The flight had originated from Pendleton, Oregon, on August 16, 1994, at 1835, for the personal flight. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
In a written statement, the pilot reported that the airplane floated down the runway and eventually touched down long on the 1,700 foot dirt airstrip. The pilot applied heavy braking, however, the airplane travelled off the end of the runway, collided with a tree stump and nosed over.