NTSB Identification: LAX83LA152.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20998.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 26, 1983 in TORRANCE, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 182A, registration: N2112G
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.

THE PLT STATED THAT WHEN HE REACHED APRX 60 FT AGL DURING TAKEOFF, HE NOTICED THE AIRSPEED INDICATOR DROP BELOW 40 MPH. HE SAID THE ENG SOUNDED NORMAL. HE LOWERED THE NOSE OF THE ACFT, BUT THE AIRSPEED INDICATOR READING REMAINED BELOW 40 MPH, SO HE ELECTED TO ABORT. DURING THE ABORT, THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN 600 FT BEYOND THE END OF THE 5000 FT RWY. AFTER THE 1ST TOUCHDOWN, IT BOUNCED, TRAVEL 170 FT BEFORE THE 2ND TOUCHDOWN, BOUNCED AGAIN & TRAVELED ANOTHER 65 FT BEFORE THE 3RD TOUCHDOWN. IT THEN COLLIDED WITH A BERM & A CHAIN LINK FENCE & TRAVELED AN ADDITIONAL 320 FT BEFORE COMING TO REST. ALL 3 GEAR SEPARATED & THERE WAS EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO THE NOSE SECTION, BELLY, RIGHT WING & FUSELAGE. BOTH PROPELLER BLADES WERE CURLED REARWARD & EXHIBITED CONSIDERABLE TWISTING, BENDING. EDGE GOUGING & CHORDWISE SCRATCHING. THE PITOT SYS WAS CHECKED, BUT NO SYS LEAKS WERE FOUND & THE AIRSPEED INDICATOR CHECKED WITHIN 1 MPH OF COMPARATOR INDICATIONS.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PITOT/STATIC SYSTEM..UNDETERMINED


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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