NTSB Identification: LAX88LA026.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35290.
Accident occurred Wednesday, November 04, 1987 in WILLCOX, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 182H, registration: N8411S
Injuries: 3 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 PLT REPORTED THAT THE TAKEOFF GROUND ROLL WAS UNUSUALLY LONG. AFTER LIFTOFF THE ACFT STAYED IN GROUND EFFECT UNTIL JUST BEFORE THE END OF THE RWY THEN CLIMBED TO APRX 100 FT. THE PLT LANDED IN A SOFT FIELD. DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE ACFT NOSED OVER. DENSITY ALTITUDE WAS 5800 FT. THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS REPORTED.

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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