NTSB Identification: NYC83LA006
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, October 09, 1982 in MT. PLEASANT, PA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/09/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N63715
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.

REPORTEDLY, THE PILOT MADE HIS LANDING APPROACH TOO HIGH AND TOO FAST. AFTER ROLLING AN UNDETERMINED DISTANCE, HE ELECTED TO GO-AROUND. ACCORDING TO THE PASSENGER, THE PILOT HAD STARTED A CLIMB WHEN HE BANKED THE AIRCRAFT AND RETRACTED THE FLAPS. REPORTEDLY, THE AIRCRAFT THEN SETTLED, TOUCHED DOWN ON THE WING TIP, AND SUBSEQUENTLY THE PLANE NOSED OVER.

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..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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