NTSB Identification: NYC85LA229.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28440.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 29, 1985 in DANVILLE, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 182J, registration: N3319F
Injuries: 4 Minor,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.

DURING AN APCH, THE ACFT WAS CONFIGURED WITH FULL FLAPS & WAS TRIMMED FOR 65 KTS. AT ABOUT 150 FEET FROM THE DESIRED TOUCHDOWN POINT, THE PLT REDUCED POWER TO LAND. MOMENTARILY AFTER THAT, THE STALL WARNING HORN SOUNDED & THE ACFT FELL 10 TO 20 FT, IMPACTING THE GROUND APRX 20 TO 30 FT SHORT OF THE RWY. DURING IMPACT, THE NOSE WHEEL WAS TORN FROM THE ACFT. THE ACFT THEN BOUNCED ONTO THE RWY, SKIDDED ABOUT 100 FT & NOSED OVER. A WITNESS NEAR THE APCH END OF THE RWY SAID THE ACFT APPEARED TO BE SLOWER THAN NORMAL & IN A NOSE HIGH SLIP. NO SOUND OF ENG POWER WAS HEARD AS THE ACFT WAS ABOUT TO LAND.

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:

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RISING

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