NTSB Identification: ATL88LA076.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36118.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 10, 1988 in LANCASTER, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182G, registration: N2006R
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PLT RPTD THAT THE AIRPLANE BEGAN TO VEER LEFT ALMOST IMMEDIATELY AFTER TOUCHDOWN. THE AIRPLANE SUBSEQUENTLY SWERVED OFF OF THE RWY. TRAVELED ACROSS A SNOW-COVERED GRASSY AREA, AND IMPACTED A TAXIWAY EMBANKMENT. THE NOSE GEAR WAS FOUND TO BE COLLAPSED AFTERWARD. EXAMINATION OF THE RWY AND GRASSY AREA REVEALED EVIDENCE WHICH INDICATED THAT ONLY THE NOSE WHEEL WAS ON THE GROUND WHEN THE AIRPLANE VEERED OFF THE RUNWAY. THE EVIDENCE ALSO INDICATED THAT THE NOSE GEAR HAD BEGUN TO COLLAPSE PRIOR TO DEPARTING THE RWY. EXAMINATION OF FRACTURE SURFACES ON THE NOSE GEAR ATTACHMENT BRACKETS REVEALED FEATURES TYPICAL OF OVERLOAD FAILURE.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT


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