NTSB Identification: NYC85LA195.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28123.
Accident occurred Saturday, July 27, 1985 in WEST LEBANON, ME
Aircraft: CESSNA 182C, registration: N8951T
Injuries: 1 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.
THE ACFT NOSED OVER AFTER OVERRUNNING THE AIRSTRIP FOLLOWING A LOSS OF PWR. THE PLT REPORTED THE ENG BEGAN RUNNING ROUGH AND THE APPLICATION OF CARB HEAT DID NOT INCREASE THE PWR. DURING THE LANDING APCH THE ENG BEGAN RUNNIN ROUGHER AND ABOUT 1/2 OF THE NORMAL PWR COULD BE PRODUCED. FULL PWR WAS GAINED ON THE DOWNWIND LEG OF THE PATTERN AND THE PLT ELECTED TO GO-AROUND AS THE ACFT ALT WAS TOO HIGH FOR A LANDING. WHEEN APPROACHING THE TURN TO BASE LEG, A TOTAL LOSS OF PWR WAS EXPERIENCED. THE ACFT WAS LANDED MID-FLD ON THE DIRT AIRSTRIP. UNABLE TO STOP, THE ACFT TRAVELED OFF THE END OF THE STRIP WHERE THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED
PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND
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