NTSB Identification: ATL83FIG01
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Friday, October 15, 1982 in MITCHELLVILLE, MD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/15/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N6214F
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators either traveled in support of this investigation or conducted a significant amount of investigative work without any travel, and used data obtained from various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE AIRCRAFT WAS LANDED WITH 20 DEGREES FLAPS AT 67 MPH. IT CONTINUED OFF THE END OF THE 2,150 FOOT RUNWAY, WENT THROUGH A FENCE AND CAME TO REST AT THE EDGE OF HIGHWAY ROUTE 50. THE HANDBOOK RECOMMENDED 40 DEGREES OF FLAPS AND A 61 MPH APPROACH SPEED.

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:

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DUSK


Contributing Factors

LOWERING OF FLAPS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE

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