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N4690M accident description

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Crash location 42.423889°N, 118.605556°W
Nearest city Andrews, OR
42.464058°N, 118.613240°W
2.8 miles away
Tail number N4690M
Accident date 28 Sep 2016
Aircraft type Beech C24
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot reported that he had intended to land on a dry creek bed at night to meet his friend and drop off parts for a jet car. He further reported that he mistakenly landed in a field and impacted a fence.

The airplane sustained substantial damage to the left wing.

The pilot reported no preaccident mechanical malfunctions or failures with the airplane that would have precluded normal operation.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot’s decision to land off airport at night and his lack of positional awareness, which resulted in his landing at the wrong location and impacting a fence.

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