NTSB Identification: MKC84LA120.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24077.
Accident occurred Saturday, April 07, 1984 in PANAMA, NE
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N893IT
Injuries: 5 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.

SHORTLY AFTER TAKEOFF, THE ENG LOST POWER & DECELERATED TO IDLE RPM. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO RESTORE POWER WHILE MAKING A 180 DEG TURN BACK TO THE ARPT. DURING THE LANDING, THE ACFT STRUCK THE GROUND, NOSE 1ST, COLLAPSING THE GEAR. THE ACFT CAME TO REST AFTER TRAVELING ABOUT 80 FT AFTER IMPACT. AN EXAM REVEALED NO PROBLEMS WITH THE ENG OR FUEL SYS. THE ACFT WAS EQUIPPED WITH ONLY LAP BELTS FOR RESTRAINT. THE PLT BELIEVED IF IT HAD BEEN EQUIPPED WITH A FULL RESTRAINT SYS, THERE WOULD HAVE BEEN NO INJURIES.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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