NTSB Identification: ATL83LA236.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20702.
Accident occurred Wednesday, June 22, 1983 in GASTONIA, NC
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N5284D
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 PILOT WAS ON A ASR APPROACH AND SIGHTED THE RUNWAY AT 1/2-MILE OUT AT AN ALTITUDE OF 800 FEET AGL. TOUCHDOWN WAS MADE AT ABOUT HALF WAY DOWN THE RUNWAY AT 68 KTS WITH 40 DEGREES OF FLAPS. BRAKING WAS LESS THAN GOOD AND THE ACFT HIT A BARRIER AT RUNWAYS END WHICH CAUSED IT TO NOSE OVER. THE PILOT STATED IT WAS RAINING AT TIME OF LANDING WITH STANDING WATER ON THE RUNWAY.

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..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..LOW CEILING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..RAIN


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..WET

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