NTSB Identification: LAX85LA357.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29302.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 15, 1985 in GLENDALE, AZ
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N65748
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 RAN OFF THE RWY AND INTO A DITCH AFTER A LANDING AT GLENDALE, AZ. THE RWY IS 2400 FT LONG AND 50 FT WIDE. THE PLT STATED HE LANDED ABOUT 40% DOWN THE RWY, BOUNCED THREE TIMES, STEERED OFF THE RWY AND HIT A SHALLOW DITCH. THE PLT REPORTED NO MECHANICAL PROBLEMS WITH THE ACFT PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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