“Recommended Use Early Morning And Late Evening In Summer. Not Recommended For Inexperienced Pilots.”

Location: Warren, ID Accident Number: WPR21LA237
Date & Time: June 21, 2021, 13:06 Local Registration: N2087F
Aircraft: Cessna 182P Injuries: 2 Serious
Flight Conducted Under: Part 91: General aviation – Personal

On June 21, 2021, about 1306 mountain daylight time, a Cessna 182P airplane, N2087F, was substantially damaged when it was involved in an accident near Warren, Idaho. The pilot and the pilot-rated passenger were seriously injured. The airplane was operated as a Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91 personal flight.

The airplane impacted mountainous terrain about 3 miles northeast of Warren USFS Airport (3U1), Warren, Idaho. Preliminary information indicated that the pilot approached the airport from the south and attempted a go-around shortly before colliding with rising terrain beyond the departure end of runway 30.

The airport elevation is 5,902 ft and the density altitude at the time of the accident measured 7,136 ft. The  remarks section of the Terminal Procedures Publication for 3U1 states: “Recommended use early morning and late evening in summer. Not recommended for inexperienced pilots.”

FMI: www.ntsb.gov