NTSB Identification: NYC84LA051.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22420.
Accident occurred Saturday, December 10, 1983 in MERIDEN, CT
Aircraft: CESSNA C172N, registration: N104CT
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 ACFT COLLIDED WITH A DIRT PILE AND NOSED OVER DURING LANDING. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE LANDED TOO FAR DOWN THE RWY, ATTEMPTING AN ABORT AND THE ACFT FLIPPED OVER.

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:

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED LANDING..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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