NTSB Identification: LAX83LA223.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20379.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 07, 1983 in FURNACE CREEK, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N9962V
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.

WHILE LANDING ON RWY 33, THE PLT SAW SOFT TERRAIN AHEAD AS HE APPROACHED THE END OF THE RWY. HE ELECTED TO TURN LEFT OFF THE RWY TO STOP; HOWEVER, THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED SOFT TERRAIN & NOSED OVER.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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