NTSB Identification: NYC83LA027
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Wednesday, November 10, 1982 in DANIELSON, CT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/10/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 402, registration: N4032Q
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.

ON FINAL THE PILOT REALIZED HE WAS LATE IN REDUCING POWER AND ATTEMPTED TO CORRECT BY ABRUPTLY BRINGING POWER BACK. A HIGH SINK RATE WAS EXPERIENCED AND THE PILOT IMMEDIATELY APPLIED FULL POWER. THE AIRCRAFT IMPACTED SHORT OF THE RUNWAY.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..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:

DESCENT..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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