NTSB Identification: MKC83LA178.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21606.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 04, 1983 in AMES, IA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172 N, registration: N75552
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 PLT REPORTED THAT DURING THE LANDING, HE CAME IN TOO FAST & OVER RAN THE RWY, THEN THE ACFT RAN INTO A DITCH & TURNED OVER. REPORTEDLY, HE LANDED ON THE LAST 20% OF THE RWY.

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:

AIRSPEED..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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