NTSB Identification: ATL84LA283.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25234.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 08, 1984 in KANNAPOLIS, NC
Aircraft: CESSNA 182B, registration: N7198E
Injuries: 1 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 PLT REPORTED THAT BECAUSE OF GRND FOG IN WILKERSBORO, NC, HE DIVERTED TO KANNAPOLIS, NC. UPON ARRIVING OVER ENOCHUILLE AIRPORT, HE OBSERVED THAT GRND FOG WAS PRESENT ON THE LAKE WHICH IS LOCATED ADJACENT TO THE ARPT. DUE TO THE FOG, THE PLT ELECTED TO LAND IN AN EASTERLY DIRECTION TOWARD THE LAKE. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE GRASS RWY WAS WET. AFTER TOUCHDOWN & EXPERIENCING 'NO BRAKING ACTION' THE PLT ADDED PWR TO GO-AROUND. THE ACFT OVERRAN THE END OF THE 1800 FT LONG RWY, WHICH WAS SLOPED DOWNWARD FOR ITS LAST 300 FT & FAILED TO BECOME AIRBORNE. THEREAFTER, THE ACFT ROLLED INTOTHE LAKE & SANK IN 25 FT OF WATER.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET

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