NTSB Identification: ATL83LA187.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20754.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 14, 1983 in HICKORY, NC
Aircraft: CESSNA 210L, registration: N4665Q
Injuries: 3 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 END OF A GRASS STRIP AND NOSED OVER. THE PILOT SAID THE APPROACH AND TOUCHDOWN WERE NORMAL BUT THE ACFT DID NOT SLOW AS FAST AS HE EXPECTED. AS THE RUNWAY END APPROACHED THE PILOT USED HARD BRAKING AND THE ACFT SLID OFFTHE END OF THE STRIP. IT SLID OVER A DROP-OFF 3 FT HIGH ONTO A ROAD COLLAPSING THE NOSE GEAR AND NOSING OVER AS IT COLLIDED WITH A SMALL DIRT BANK.

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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