NTSB Identification: NYC85FGM01.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29187.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 10, 1984 in WEST MIFFLIN, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N97594
Injuries: 1 Serious,1 Minor.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

ACFT LANDED LONG WITH EXCESSIVE SPEED. PLT ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND BUT WAS UNABLE TO OBTAIN SUFFICIENT FLYING SPEED BEFORE REACHING THE END OF THE RWY WHICH DROPS OFF INTO A STEEP EMBANKMENT. WHEN THE ACFT REACHED THE END OF THE RWY GROUND EFFECT WAS LOST AND THE ACFT CONTACTED THE GROUND APRX 1500 FT PAST THE END OF THE RWY AND ROLLED IVERTED.

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

ABORTED LANDING..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DOWNHILL

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