NTSB Identification: ATL84LA228.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25310.
Accident occurred Friday, July 20, 1984 in ENTERPRISE, AL
Aircraft: CESSNA 175, registration: N7278M
Injuries: 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.

A WITNESS OBSERVED THE AIRPLANE SLIPPING ON FINAL APCH. THE AIRCRAFT LOST TOO MUCH ALTITUDE AND HIT THE TERRAIN SHORT OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRPLANE DAMAGE INDICATED THAT THE PILOT FAILED TO CORRECT THE SLIP CONDITION IN TIME TO ARREST THE DESCENT.

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

PROPER GLIDEPATH..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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