NTSB Identification: LAX83LA086.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20492.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 30, 1983 in LAKE WOHLFORD, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N517OK
Injuries: 4 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 RAN OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY DURING AN ABORTED TAKEOFF AND NOSED OVER. THE PILOT STARTED A TAKEOFF ON A 1500 FOOT DRY RUNWAY. AFTER ABOUT 1000 FEET OF RUNWAY HAD BEEN USED THE PILOT DECIDED TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF. BRAKES WERE APPLIED AND THE ACFT SKIDDED 350 FEET ON ASPHALT, RAN THROUGH A LARGE PUDDLE OF WATER AND SKIDDED ANOTHER 145 FEET ON DIRT RUNWAY. AT THE RUNWAYS END THE ACFT WAS MOVING SLOWLY AS IT STARTED DOWN AN INCLINE. DURING THIS TIME THE NOSE GEAR DUG IN AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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