NTSB Identification: LAX85LA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26844.
Accident occurred Monday, October 08, 1984 in SANTA MONICA, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N4932A
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.

PLT REPROTED, DESCENT MADE TO MDA OF 740 FT MSL AND VISUAL CONTACT MADE WITH RWY 1/2 MILE EAST OF ARPT. SLIPPED ACFT TO WITHIN 200 FT OF RWY AND MADE A WHEEL LANDING MIDFIELD. BOTH WHEELS LOCKED UP AND ACFT NOSED OVER. PLT STATED, 'I MAY HAVE HAD MY FEET ON THE BRAKES ON TOUCHDOWN.' REPORTED SURFACE WX 3 MINUTES AFTER THE ACCIDENT WAS BELOW APCH MINIMUMS.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..BELOW APPROACH/LANDING MINIMUMS


Contributing Factors

PROPER DESCENT RATE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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