NTSB Identification: NYC87LA153.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35356.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 23, 1987 in ELLINGTON, CT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N9192G
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 PILOT STATED THAT WHILE MAKING A STANDARD LEFT TRAFFIC PATTERN, THE WIND AT THE NORTH END OF THE AIRPORT SHIFTED FROM THE SOUTHEAST TO THE NORTHWEST. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN WITH EXCESSIVE GROUND SPEED, RAN OFF THE END OF THE RWY AND CAME TO REST ON A BRIDGE USED FOR AN OVERRUN AREA. THE PLANKS ON THE BRIDGE GAVE WAY AND THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR FELL THROUGH THE BRIDGE.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED LANDING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIDDEN OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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