NTSB Identification: ATL83LA006.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22501.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 01, 1983 in GLENVILLE, WV
Aircraft: CESSNA 150G, registration: N2857S
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.

GROUND FOG STARTED DEVELOPING AS THE FLT APPROACHED ITS DESTINATION. DURING THE VOR-B APPROACH TO RWY 16 THE PLT SPOTTED THE RWY LIGHTS ABOUT A MILE OUT & SET UP ON LEFT BASE TO THE RWY. THE PLT TURNED FINAL BUT DRIFTED LEFT OF BASE.THE PLT STATED THAT DUE TO THE GROUND FOG THE RWY LIGHTS & VASI BLURRED ALL VISION. THE ACFT WAS TOO FAR LEFT OF CENTERLINE & STALLED ONTO THE RWY DURING THE MANEUVER.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..FOG


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT



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