NTSB Identification: DEN84LA189.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25428.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 20, 1984 in LAS CRUCES, NM
Aircraft: CESSNA 182K, registration: N3039Q
Injuries: 5 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.

DURING LANDING THE ACFT BALLOONED, STALLED AND CONTACTED THE RWY HARD ENOUGH TO BREAK OFF THE NOSE GEAR. THE PLT ADDED PWR AND ABORTED THE LANDING. ACFT WAS THEN LANDED IN A SANDY AREA ALONG THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY WHERE IT NOSED OVER.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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