NTSB Identification: DEN84FA184.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26111.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 17, 1984 in ROSEBUD, NM
Aircraft: CESSNA 182L, registration: N42489
Injuries: 1 Serious,2 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE ACFT RAN OFF THE GRAVEL ROAD USED FOR A RWY DURING LANDING AND COLLIDED WITH A DITCH. A RELATIVE OF THE PLT WHO WAS A WITNESS SAID THE ACFT FLOATED 'A LONG TIME' AND SEEMED TO BE FLYING 'TOO FAST.' THE PLT ALSO SAID IT TOOK LONGER TO LAND THAN HE EXPECTED AND AS HE APPROACHED A CATTLE CROSSING BARRIER HE TRIED TO TURN ONTO ANOTHER ROAD. DURING THE TURNTHE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A DITCH. THE PLT SAID HE WAS AFRAID TO ATTEMPT A GO-AROUND DUE TO A POWER LINE. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THERE WAS NOTHING WRONG WITH THE ACFT.

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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