NTSB Identification: LAX84LA121.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23134.
Accident occurred Thursday, December 29, 1983 in LAS VEGAS, NV
Aircraft: CESSNA 182F, registration: N3222U
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 STALLED INTO THE SIDE OF A MOUNTAIN ABOUT 75 FT BELOW ITS CREST. THE PLT REPORTED THAT AS IT BECAME APPARENT THAT THE ACFT HAD INSUFFICIENT ALTITUDE TO CLEAR THE MOUNTAIN THE THROTTLE WAS OPENED BUT THE RPM'S WERE NOT INCREASED. THE TACHOMETER REMAINED AT 2300 RPM. IMPACT IN THE BOX-LIKE CANYON OCCURRED IN A STALLED FLT CONDITION. THE ACFT NOSE GEAR WAS SHEARED OFF AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE ACCIDENT ELEVATION WAS 5900 FT MSL.

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

PROPELLER..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER CLIMB RATE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND

Index for Dec1983 | Index of months