NTSB Identification: FTW84LA165.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24815.
Accident occurred Monday, March 12, 1984 in STAMFORD, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N6794E
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 TOUCHED DOWN NOSE WHEEL 1ST ON THE 3200 FT X 60 FT ASPHALT RWY. AS THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO HOLD THE ACFT ON THE SURFACE, DIRECTIONAL CONTROL WAS LOST & THE ACFT WENT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RWY, ROLLING INTO A MUDDY FIELD. THE NOSE WHEEL DUG INTO THE MUD CAUSING THE ACFT TO NOSE OVER.

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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

LACK OF RECENT TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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