NTSB Identification: MKC83LA009
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, October 17, 1982 in BATES CITY, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/17/1983
Aircraft: SMITH MINIPLANE, registration: N41W
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.

THE PILOT STATED HE LANDED ON A SOD STRIP WHICH HAS A SLIGHT UPHILL INCLINE. HE STATED THE TOUCHDOWN WAS HARD AND THE MAIN GEAR SPLAYED OUT. THE STRUTS THEN DUG INTO THE SOD AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER.

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..UPHILL


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR..OVERLOAD

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