NTSB Identification: NYC88LA155.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 38122.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 29, 1988 in FRANCONIA, NH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/29/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182A, registration: N6115B
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 PILOT LANDED THE AIRCRAFT LONG ON A GRASS RUNWAY WITH A TAILWIND. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT SHE TOUCHED DOWN LONGER THAN ANTICIPATED, BUT SHE THOUGHT SHE WOULD HAVE HAD ADEQUATE STOPPING DISTANCE. SHE WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE ACFT ON THE REMAINING RUNWAY AND RAN OFF THE DEPARTURE END. THE NOSE WHEEL BROKE OFF AND THE AIRCRAFT FLIPPED OVER. THE PILOT SAID SHE WAS ADVISED TO LAND ON RWY 18, EVEN THOUGH IT WAS DOWNWIND, DUE TO TERRAIN.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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