NTSB Identification: FTW84LA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23412.
Accident occurred Wednesday, December 21, 1983 in BELLVILLE, TX
Aircraft: AERONCA 7DC, registration: N82243
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 PLT STATED HE LANDED 'A LITTLE LONG & A LITTLE FAST.' THE ACFT THEN DRIFTED OFF THE PAVED RWY INTO GRASS & SOFT TERRAIN. THE RIGHT WHEEL DUG INTO THE GROUND & THE ACFT NOSED OVER ONTO ITS BACK AT THE LINE OF RWY LIGHTS.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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