NTSB Identification: CHI84LA204.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25847.
Accident occurred Friday, May 25, 1984 in MIDDLETON, WI
Aircraft: CESSNA 210L, registration: N93009
Injuries: 2 Minor,2 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.

PWR LOSS EXPERIENCED DURING NORMAL CRUISE FLT. PLT RECEIVED VECTOR TO NEAREST AIRPORT. THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF ATTEMPT TO REGAIN POWER. ON APPROACH TO AIRPORT, PLT EXTENDED LNDG GEAR. RESULTANT DRAG FACTOR INCREASED GLIDE ANGLE TO EXTENT PLT FELT CLEARANCE OF TREES AT RWY APPROACH END WOULD BE MARGINAL, ELECTED TO LAND IN SOFT (TREE NURSERY) TERRAIN. ACFT NOSED OVER ON LANDING.

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

REASON FOR OCCURRENCE UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

EMERGENCY PROCEDURE..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

CLEARANCE..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GEAR EXTENSION..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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