NTSB Identification: MKC83LA105.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20666.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 08, 1983 in SPRINGFIELD, MO
Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q, registration: N4801N
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 ACFT WENT OFF THE RUNWAY, COLLAPSED THE NOSE GEAR AND NOSED OVER DURING LANDING. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO EXTEND THE FLAPS AND TRIED TO LAND ON A 3800 FOOT RUNWAY. THERE WAS A 7003 FOOT RUNWAY 8 NM WEST OF THE LANDING SITE. THE PILOT ALSO HAD A TAILWIND OF 11 KTS DURING LANDING. HE HAD MADE ONE APPROACH AND PERFORMED A GO-AROUND. ON THE 2ND APPROACH HEWAS UNABLE TO EXTEND THE FLAPS SO HE AGAIN WENT AROUND. HE LANDED ON THE 3RD ATTEMPT BUT WAS TOO FAST AND RAN OFF THE RUNWAY INTO HIGH GRASS TO SLOW THE ACFT. THE ACFT WENT INTO A SOFT PLOWED FIELD, BROKE THE NOSE GEAR AND NOSED OVER. A MICRO-LIMIT-SWITCH HAD MALFUNCTIONED TO PREVENT THE FLAPS FROM OPERATING.

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LOWERING OF FLAPS..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

FLIGHT CONTROL,FLAP..INOPERATIVE


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..INADEQUATE


Contributing Factors

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM,ELECTRIC SWITCH..FAILURE,TOTAL

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