On August 15, 1993, at approximately 1200 mountain daylight time, a Cessna 140, N1142D, was substantially damaged when it nosed over after landing at a private airstrip near Lake Arthur, New Mexico. The private pilot was not injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for this local area personal flight. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
According to the pilot after a landing roll of 200 to 300 feet, the aircraft veered to the left, departed the side of the runway for undetermined reasons, and nosed over. During an interview, conducted by a Federal Aviation Administration inspector, the pilot stated that no mechanical discrepancies were found.