Aircraft Incident/Accident Report
Lansing Airport

Lansing, Illinois 60438
Sunday, July 8, 1984 7:45 CDT

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
THE ACFT RAN OFF THE END OF THE RWY INTO A DITCH DURING LANDING. THE PLT SAID THAT HIS LANDING SPEED WAS 'WELL ABOVE NORMAL TOUCHDOWN SPEED.' HE HAD MADE ONE APPROACH BEFORE THE ACCIDENT AND WENT AROUND BECAUSE HE WAS 'LANDING LONG.' THERE WERE NO REPORTED MALFUNCTIONS IN EQUIPMENT.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date7/8/1984 
Event Day of the WeekSunday 
Time of Event745 
Event Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time 
Event CityLANSING  
Event StateILLINOIS 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site60438  
Event Date Year1984 
Event Date Month
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location AirportLANSING  
Event Location Nearest Airport ID3HA  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportOn Airport 
Distance from airport in statute miles
Degrees magnetic from airport
Airport Elevation614 
Weather Briefing CompletenessUnknown 
Investigator's weather sourceWitness 
Time of the weather observation0  
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)
Weather Observation Facility ID  
Elevation of weather observation facility
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)
Time Zone of the weather observation  
Lighting ConditionsDay 
Lowest Ceiling Height
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsClear 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingNone 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles) 20 
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)20 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)-18 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)130 
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown 
Wind Gust IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Gust (knots) 10 
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) -- 
Density Altitude (feet)
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryMinor 
On Ground, Fatal Injuries
On Ground, Minor Injuries
On Ground, Serious Injuries
Injury Total Fatal-- 
Injury Total Minor
Injury Total None-- 
Injury Total Serious-- 
Injury Total All
Investigating AgencyNTSB 
NTSB Docket Number (internal use)1038 
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification Date-- 
NTSB Notification Time
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information24779 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 9:15AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Basic weather conditionsVisual Meteorological Cond 
FAA District Office-- 
Aircraft Involved
Aircraft #1
Aircraft Registration NumberN75915 
NTSB NumberCHI84LA277  
Missing Aircraft Indicator
Federal Aviation Reg. PartPart 91: General Aviation 
Type of Flight Plan filedNone 
Flight plan Was Activated?-- 
DamageSubstantial 
Aircraft FireNone 
Aircraft ExplosionNone 
Aircraft Manufacturer's Full NameCESSNA  
Aircraft Model172N  
Aircraft Series Identifier172N  
Aircraft Serial Number17268039  
Certified Max Gross Weight2150 
Aircraft CategoryAirplane 
Aircraft Registration ClassU.S. Registered/U.S. Soil 
Aircraft is a homebuilt?No 
Flight Crew Seats-- 
Cabin Crew Seats-- 
Passenger Seats-- 
Total number of seats on the aircraft
Number of Engines
Fixed gear or retractable gearFixed 
Aircraft, Type of Last InspectionAnnual 
Date of Last InspectionMar 1 1984 12:00AM 
Airframe hours since last inspection-- 
Airframe Hours-- 
ELT InstalledYes 
ELT ActivatedNo 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteNo 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner NameAVIATION MANAGEMENT CORP.  
Aircraft Owner Street AddressPO BOX 553  
Aircraft Owner CityLANSING  
Aircraft Owner StateIL 
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode60438  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator NameDAVID W.NELSON  
Operator Same as Owner?No 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?No 
Operator Street Address2703 HAWTHORNE  
Operator CityMARENGO  
Operator StateIL 
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code60152  
Operator Code  
Owner has at least one certificateNone 
Other Operator of large aircraft?No 
Certified for Part 133 or 137 OperationUnknown 
Operator Certificate Number-- 
Indicates whether an air carrier operation was scheduled or not-- 
Indicates Domestic or International Flight-- 
Operator carrying Pax/Cargo/Mail-- 
Type of Flying (Per_Bus / Primary)Personal 
Second Pilot on BoardNo 
Departure Point Same as EventNo 
Departure Airport CodeC59  
Departure CityDELAVAN  
Departure StateWI 
Departure Country  
Departure Time700 
Departure Time ZoneCDT 
Destination Same as Local Fltcrash at destination city 
Destination Airport Code3HA  
Destination CityLANSING  
Destination StateIL 
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightLanding 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 10:36AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location9  
Runway Length2470 
Runway Width75 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--