NTSB Identification: ATL83LA017
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 27, 1982 in YOUNGSVILLE, NC
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/27/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 170A, registration: N11576
Injuries: 1 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.

WHILE LANDING, THE PILOT TOUCHED DOWN FAST AFTER CROSSING OVER POWER LINES NEAR APPROACH END OF THE RUNWAY. HE USED THE BRAKES TO SLOW DOWN, BUT WAS UNAWARE THAT THE WHEELS WERE SKIDDING ON THE GRASS UNTIL THE PLANE CAME TO A BARE PATCH OF GROUND. ACCORDING TO THE PILOT, THE WHEELS DUG IN AT THAT POINT AND THE PLANE FLIPPED OVER.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH OBSTRUCTION(S)


Contributing Factors

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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