NTSB Identification: LAX86LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32749.
Accident occurred Thursday, March 20, 1986 in RIO LINDA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N89698
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.

ON MARCH 20, 1986, A CESSNA 140 NOSED OVER IN MUD AFTER RUNNING OFF RUNWAY 17. VMC PREVAILED AT THE TIME. THE AIRCRAFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED AND THE PILOT AND HIS PASSENGER WERE NOT INJURED. THE PILOT STATED HE WAS TOO FAST ON HIS APPROACH AND RAN OFF THE RUNWAY INTO MUD WHERE IT NOSED OVER.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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