NTSB Identification: ANC83LA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20440.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 08, 1983 in BETTLES, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N3136U
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 WENT OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY DURING A NIGHT LANDING AND NOSED OVER. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE PULLEDOFF POWER FOR THE FLARE AND THE ACFT SEEMED TO GAIN AIRSPEED. HE DECIDED TO GO-AROUND, ADDED FULL POWER, BUT SAW THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND TREES COMING UP SO HE DECIDED NOT TO GO-AROUND. THE ACFT CROSSED A WASH AT RUNWAYS END AND IT NOSED OVER TO AN INVERTED POSITION.

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

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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