Aircraft Incident/Accident Report
Martin Field Airport

S. Sioux City, Nebraska 68776
Monday, February 7, 1983 17:00 CST

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NTSB Narrative Summary Released at Completion of Accident
THE AIRCRAFT DRIFTED LEFT DURING LANDING AND COLLIDED WITH A SNOW BANK. THE INSTRUCTOR STATED THAT THE INEXPERIENCED STUDENT PILOT FLARED THE AIRCRAFT TOO HIGH. THE AIRCRAFT CONTACTED THE RUNWAY NEAR THE CENTERLINE BUT STRAYED LEFT STILLIN A NOSE HIGH ATTITUDE. THE LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR COLLIDED WITH A SNOW BANK AT A SPEED OF ABOUT 20 MPH. THE AIRCRAFT PIVOTED TO THE LEFT AND THE RIGHT WING STRUCK THE GROUND.
NTSB Probable Cause Narrative
Not Yet Reported
Event Information
Type of EventAccident 
Event Date2/7/1983 
Event Day of the WeekMonday 
Time of Event1700 
Event Time ZoneCentral Standard Time 
Event CityS. SIOUX CITY  
Event StateNEBRASKA 
Event Country-- 
Zipcode of the event site68776  
Event Date Year1983 
Event Date Month
MidAir Collision IndicatorNo 
On Ground Collision occurred ?No 
Event Location Latitude  
Event Location Longitude  
Event Location AirportMARTIN FIELD  
Event Location Nearest Airport ID7K8  
Indicates whether the acc/inc occurred off or on an airportOn Airport 
Distance from airport in statute miles
Degrees magnetic from airport
Airport Elevation1100 
Weather Briefing CompletenessUnknown 
Investigator's weather sourceWeather Observation Facility 
Time of the weather observation1651 Central Standard Time 
Direction of event from weather observation facility (degrees)120 
Weather Observation Facility IDSUX  
Elevation of weather observation facility1098 
Distance of event from weather observation facility (units?)
Time Zone of the weather observationCST 
Lighting ConditionsDay 
Lowest Ceiling Height25000 
Lowest Non-Ceiling Height800 
Sky/Lowest/Cloud ConditionsScattered 
Sky Condition for Lowest CeilingBroken 
Visibility Runway Visual Range (Feet)
Visibility Runway Visual Value (Statute Miles)
Visibility (Statute Miles)
Air Temperature at event time (in degrees celsius)-9 
Dew Point at event time (in degress fahrenheit)-- 
Wind Direction (degrees magnetic)130 
Variable Wind IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Speed (knots)12 
Wind Velocity Indicator Unknown 
Wind Gust IndicatorUnknown 
Wind Gust (knots)
Altimeter Setting at event time (in. Hg) 29 
Density Altitude (feet)-- 
Intensity of PrecipitationUnknown 
METAR weather report -- 
Event Highest InjuryNone 
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)134 
NTSB Notification Source-- 
NTSB Notification Date-- 
NTSB Notification Time
Fiche Number and/or location -used to find docket information20294 
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 NumberN1911F 
NTSB NumberMKC83LA071  
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 Model150L  
Aircraft Series Identifier150L  
Aircraft Serial Number150-72-164  
Certified Max Gross Weight1600 
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 InspectionDec 30 1982 12:00AM 
Airframe hours since last inspection13 
Airframe Hours3640 
ELT InstalledYes 
ELT ActivatedNo 
ELT Aided Location of Event SiteUnknown 
ELT Type-- 
Aircraft Owner NameSIOUX AIR, INC.  
Aircraft Owner Street AddressP. O. BOX 425  
Aircraft Owner CityS. SIOUX CITY  
Aircraft Owner StateIA 
Aircraft Owner Country  
Aircraft Owner Zipcode68776  
Operator is an individual?-- 
Operator Name  
Operator Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Is Doing Business As-- 
Operator Address Same as Owner?Yes 
Operator Street Address  
Operator City  
Operator State  
Operator Country  
Operator Zip code  
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)Instructional 
Second Pilot on BoardYes 
Departure Point Same as EventYes 
Departure Airport Code  
Departure City  
Departure State  
Departure Country  
Departure Time
Departure Time Zone  
Destination Same as Local Fltcrash at destination city 
Destination Airport Code  
Destination City  
Destination State  
Destination Country  
Specific Phase of FlightLanding 
Report sent to ICAO?-- 
Evacuation occurred-- 
Date of most recent change to recordJan 2 2001 10:30AM 
User who most recently changed recorddbo  
Since inspection or accident-- 
Event Location Runway Number and Location14  
Runway Length3770 
Runway Width100 
Sight Seeing flightNo 
Air Medical FlightNo 
Medical Flight--