NTSB Identification: ATL83LA316.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22406.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 06, 1983 in ELBERTA, AL
Aircraft: CESSNA 195A, registration: N9GH
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 ACFT RAN OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RWY INTO A DITCH DURING LANDING. THE LANDING WAS ON A PRIVATE AIRSTRIP WITH A WET GRASS RWY THAT SLOPED DOWNHILL IN THE DIRECTION OF LANDING FOR THE LAST 1/3 OF THE RWY. THE ACFT LANDED ABOUT A QUARTER OF THE WAY DOWN THE RWY AND CONTINUED OFF THE END INTO A 6 FT DEEP DITCH. THERE WERE NO INJURIES TO THE 4 OCCUPANTS.

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DOWNHILL

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