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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179997
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C180 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 180E
Owner/operator:G and W Aircraft Inc.
Registration: N8676X
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:field near Weiner, Arkansas -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Weiner, AR
Destination airport:
Investigating agency: NTSB
On a local flight, the pilot misidentified the intended airstrip, and landed in a rice field. The pilot stated he never had previously landed at the intended airstrip. During the landing, the pilot lost control of the airplane, the airplane flipped over and came to rest inverted. The pilot stated there was no mechanical problems with the airplane.
Probable Cause: The pilot's poor preflight preparation/planning which resulted in the pilot landing at a wrong airport. A contributing factor was the lack of suitable terrain for the off airport landing.




Revision history:

29-Sep-2015 12:59 Noro Added
21-Dec-2016 19:30 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
07-Dec-2017 18:11 ASN Update Bot Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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