On July 21, 1997, approximately 1900 Pacific Daylight time, a Cessna T210H, N6922R, being flown by an airline transport pilot ran off the end of the runway at Stehekin, Washington and nosed over. The aircraft received substantial damage. The pilot and his two passengers were not injured. Visual conditions prevailed. The flight, which was personal, had departed Seattle, Washington approximately 1820 for the flight to Stehekin. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The pilot stated that as he was approaching the field, the sun was in his face and the airstrip was in shadow. As a result, he misread the wind direction and landed downwind. The airplane overran the end of the runway and was substantially damaged when it nosed over in a soft bog off the end of the runway.