NTSB Identification: ATL87LA251.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34855.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 05, 1987 in LEBANON, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172E, registration: N3970S
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.

A WITNESS RPRTD THE ACFT WAS HI & FAST ON FINAL APCH. THE PLT STATED HE LANDED THE ACFT LONG & FAST & WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE REMAINING RWY. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT IMPACTED A DITCH BEYOND THE DEP END OF THE RWY & THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. BEFORE THE ACFT CAME TO REST, THE VERTICAL STABILIZER CONTACTED AN OVERHEAD TELEPHONE LINE. THE PLT RPRTD HE HAD ONLY 3.5 HRS OF FLT TIME IN THIS MAKE & MODEL OF ACFT.

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..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:

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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