NTSB Identification: MKC83LA030
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, November 06, 1982 in 1NM N. OR MCGRE, NE
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/06/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N65539
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.

UPON DISCOVERING HIS INTENDED POINT OF LANDING WAS CLOSED, THE PILOT CHOSE TO LAND THE AIRCRAFT ON A NEARBY ROAD. DURING HIS FINAL APPROACH THE PILOT SAW A POWER LINE AND DOVE UNDER IT LANDING SHORT. THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH ROAD SIGNS DURING THE LANDING ROLL.

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

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

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

UNSUITABLE TERRAIN OR TAKEOFF/LANDING/TAXI AREA..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOW COVERED


Contributing Factors

PROCEDURES/DIRECTIVES..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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