NTSB Identification: NYC05CA147.
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Accident occurred Sunday, September 25, 2005 in Southampton, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/31/2006
Aircraft: Cessna 182, registration: N5203N
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various entities, including, but not limited to, the Federal Aviation Administration and/or the operator and did not travel in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft accident report.
The airplane was landing on a 2,000-foot-long, 80-foot-wide, turf runway. The pilot reported that the airplane touched down approximately 500 feet beyond the approach end of the runway, left of runway centerline. Shortly after touchdown, the airplane began to veer left, and the pilot attempted to correct with full right pedal deflection and full right braking; however, the airplane continued left. The airplane subsequently traveled into a cornfield, rolled right, and impacted the ground.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's failure to maintain directional control while landing.
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