NTSB Identification: MIA93LA111.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 52806.
Accident occurred Tuesday, April 27, 1993 in ORLANDO, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 12/03/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N51202
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

THE PILOT STATED HE ENCOUNTERED A WIND GUST JUST AS HE WAS INITIATING HIS LANDING FLARE. THE AIRCRAFT WAS BLOWN TO THE RIGHT AND HE DID NOT PLACE THE FLIGHT CONTROLS TO CORRECT FOR THIS. THE AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN AND RAN OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT THEN COLLIDED WITH A POND AND NOSED OVER COMING TO REST INVERTED IN THE POND.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE PILOT-IN-COMMAND'S FAILURE TO COMPENSATE FOR WIND DRIFT WHILE LANDING, RESULTING IN THE AIRCRAFT GOING OFF THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY AND COLLIDING WITH A POND.

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