NTSB Identification: ATL83LA228.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20879.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 12, 1983 in ST. SIMONS IS., GA
Aircraft: CESSNA 182-M, registration: N91660
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 MADE A HARD LANDING AND COLLAPSED THE NOSE GEAR. THE PILOT RECALLED THAT A TOUCHDOWN WAS ACCOMPLISHED AFTER WHICH THE ACFT BALLONED AND RE-LANDED HARD FOLLOWED BY SEVERAL BOUNCES UNTIL THE ACFT CAME TO REST. EXAMINATION SHOWED THAT THE NOSE GEAR HAD PARTIALLY COLLAPSED WITH PROP AND ENGINE MOUNT DAMAGE PENETRATING THE FIREWALL.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

THROTTLE/POWER CONTROL..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD

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