NTSB Identification: MKC82DA065
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Thursday, April 29, 1982 in OSCEOLA, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/29/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N58690
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE AIRCRAFT LANDED HEAVY ON THE NOSE DURING A FULL FLAP LANDING AT NIGHT ON A SOFT GRASS RUNWAY. HE REPORTED THAT THE NOSEWHEEL TRAVELED ABOUT 15 FT WHILE PENETRATING THE GROUND, AND THEN THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE PLANE FLIPPED OVER.

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

LEVEL OFF..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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