NTSB Identification: NYC86LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31284.
Accident occurred Sunday, February 16, 1986 in INDIANA, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 182M, registration: N71770
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

CESSNA 182 LANDED IN DEEP SNOW OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN HARD BROKE THE NOSE WHEEL AND THE CESSNA FLIPPED OVER AND RECEIVED SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. THERE WAS NO FIRE. THERE WERE NO INJURIES TO THE PILOT AND ONE PASSENGER.. THE OTHER PASSENGER RECEIVED MINOR INJURIES.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER DESCENT RATE..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND



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