NTSB Identification: BFO85LA030.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28533.
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 27, 1985 in BRIDGEWATER, VA
Aircraft: CESSNA 182G, registration: N2318R
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.

DUE TO EXCESS ALTITUDE, DURING HIS 1ST APCH TO LAND, THE PLT EXECUTED A GO-AROUND. THE 2ND APCH RESULTED IN PROPER ALTITUDE, BUT HIGH AIRSPEED. CROSSWIND CONDITIONS & GUSTS UP TO 22 KTS EXISTED AT THE TIME & TOUCHDOWN OCCURRED APRX HALF WAY DOWN THE 2755 FT RWY. SKID MARKS ON THE RWY WERE LIGHT FOR ABOUT 550 FT. THE ACFT RAN OFF THE END OF THE RWY, CONTINUED ACROSS 50 FT OF GRASS OVERRUN AREA & DOWN A 10 TO 15 FT EMBANKMENT TO THE NORTH RIVER. THE AIRPLANE CAME TO REST INVERTED WITH THE NOSE & WINGS SUBMERGED IN WATER. THE OCCUPANTS EXTRICATED THEMSELVES UNAIDED.

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:

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DOWNHILL


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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