NTSB Identification: LAX83LA027
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, November 06, 1982 in ANTIOCH, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/06/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N54983
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 PILOT STATED THAT HE CAME IN HIGH AND FAST, WITH ONLY 20 DEGREES OF FLAPS ON HIS SECOND LANDING ATTEMPT. BECAUSE OF HILLY TERRAIN, THE PILOT ELECTED TO LAND LONG RATHER THAN EXECUTE A GO-AROUND. THE AIRCRAFT OVERRAN THE RUNWAY, ROLLED INTO A DITCH AND BARBED WIRE FENCE AND CONTINUED ACROSS A ROAD AND INTO ANOTHER DITCH.

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

AIRSPEED..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..HIGH TERRAIN


Contributing Factors

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

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