NTSB Identification: ANC83LA100.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20521.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 19, 1983 in BETTLES, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N89410
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 NOSED OVER DURING AN ABORTED TAKEOFF. THE ACFT WAS DAMAGED BUT THE OCCUPANTS WERE NOT INJURED. THE PILOT STATEDTHAT HE DECIDED TO TAKE OFF TO THE SOUTH SINCE THERE WAS NO WIND. THE ACCELERATION FOR TAKEOFF WAS SLOW ACCORDING TO THEPILOT SO HE CLOSED THE THROTTLE AND APPLIED HEAVY BRAKING IN AN ATTEMPT TO ABORT THE TAKEOFF. THE ACFT BOUNCED ON THE RUNWAY, AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

ABORTED TAKEOFF..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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