NTSB Identification: ATL86LA047.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29412.
Accident occurred Sunday, December 22, 1985 in ATLANTA, GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 177RG, registration: N1603H
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 AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD RESULTING IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT. THIS WAS FOLLOWING A FINAL APPROACH WHICH WAS FLOWN HIGH AND FAST. THE AIRCRAFT WAS OBSERVED TO STALL APPROXIMATEL 10 FT ABOVE THE RUNWAY AND LAND ON THE NOSE GEAR.

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:

FLARE..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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