NTSB Identification: NYC84LA249.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26003.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 22, 1984 in SANDY LAKE, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA C172, registration: N3275L
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.

THE ACFT STRUCK A RIDGE AT THE RWYS APPROACH END AND COLLAPSED THE NOSE GEAR. THE ACFT THEN SLID 120 FT DOWN THE CENTER OF THE RWY. THE PLT STATED HE MADE A NORMAL APCH FOR A SHORT FIELD LANDING BUT THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN 10 FT SHORT OF THE RWY. THERE WERE NO MALFUNCTIONS FOUND WITH THE ACFT.

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


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