NTSB Identification: CHI91LA021.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44510.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 20, 1990 in MAQUOKETA, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/12/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N1692D
Injuries: 1 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 REPORTED THAT HE WAS LANDING IN A RIGHT CROSSWIND. HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND ALLOWED THE LEFT WING TO CONTRACT THE GROUND. HIS WRITTEN STATEMENT SAYS, IN PART: 'DURING THE ROLLOUT PHASE OF THE LANDING I WAS LEAVING THE SHLTERED PORTION OF THE RUNWAY AND WAS SUBJECTED TO A 10 KNOT CROSSWIND AT A CIRTICAL PHASE OF THE LANDING'.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S INADEQUATE COMMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS.
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