NTSB Identification: NYC87LA253.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35959.
Accident occurred Monday, September 14, 1987 in SCOTTDALE, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/16/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172D, registration: N2467U
Injuries: 2 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.

DURING A LOCAL PLEASURE FLIGHT, THE PILOT NOTICED THE AIRSPEED INDICATOR WAS INOPERATIVE. ON LNDG THE ACFT WAS OBSVD TO TOUCHDOWN ABT HALF-WAY DOWN THE RWY AND FASTER THAN NORMAL. THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED OFF THE RUNWAY AND CROSSED THE AIRPORT ROAD COMING TO REST DOWN AN EMBANKMENT.

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DOWNHILL


Contributing Factors

FLIGHT/NAV INSTRUMENTS,AIRSPEED INDICATOR..INOPERATIVE


Contributing Factors

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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