NTSB Identification: NYC83LA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20697.
Accident occurred Wednesday, April 27, 1983 in HAMMONTON, NJ
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N4861G
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 SWERVED OFF THE RUNWAY INTO A SOFT FIELD AND NOSED OVER DURING LANDING. THE LANDING WAS ON RUNWAY 21 AND THE WIND WAS FROM 240 DEGREES AT 10 KTS. THE ACFT HAD ROLLED ABOUT 1000 FEET WHEN IT BEGAN TO VEER TO THE RIGHT. THE PILOT TRIED LEFT RUDDER AND AILERON. THIS DID NOT STOP THE SWERVE SO THE PILOT TRIED LEFT AILERON AND LEFT BRAKE. THE AIRCRAFTLEFT THE RUNWAY AND WENT 50 FEET INTO A PLOWED FIELD WHERE IT NOSED OVER AS IT STOPPED.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF RECENT EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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