On April 22, 1995, at 0730 central daylight time, a Cessna 182D, N9104X, was substantially damaged during landing near Overbrook, Oklahoma. The private pilot was not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the personal flight from Bartlesville, Oklahoma. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
On the enclosed Pilot/Operator Report, the pilot stated that gusty crosswinds were encountered during final approach to runway 32 at Lake Murray State Park and a go-around was performed. During the second approach with power "ON", speed 70 mph, and flaps extended 10 degrees, the airplane was about 15 feet above the runway when the airplane "dropped nose first onto the runway." Subsequently, the airplane exited runway 32 before coming to rest.
Winds at Ardmore, Oklahoma, were reported from 030 degrees at 14 knots with gusts to 20 knots. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) inspector reported damage to the engine mounts and firewall.