NTSB Identification: MIA83LA171.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21433.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 26, 1983 in CLEARWATER, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N64795
Injuries: 4 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 PLT REPORTED THAT DURING THE LANDING, THE ACFT BOUNCED TWICE, THEN ON THE 3RD TOUCHDOWN, THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED. AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED THE ACFT WAS LOADED BEYOND ITS MAX LIMITED BY AN ESTIMATED 246 LBS.

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


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT WEIGHT AND BALANCE..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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