NTSB Identification: DEN83LA063.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21193.
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 15, 1983 in SALIDA, CO
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N1277S
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 ACFT COLLAPSED THE NOSE GEAR AND DAMAGED THE PROPELLER DURING A LANDING. THE PILOT WAS PRACTICING CROSS-WIND LANDINGS WHEN THE ACFT STARTED TO PORPOISE. THE NOSE GEAR AND THE PROPELLER STRUCK THE RWY SEVERAL TIME BEFORE THE ACFT WAS STOPPED.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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