NTSB Identification: MKC88LA044.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35558.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 19, 1988 in WICHITA, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 206, registration: N4978C
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.

DURING A NIGHT LDG WITH STRONG GUSTY X-WINDS, THE PIC LOST CONTROL DURING THE ROLL OUT AND CAREENED OFF THE RUNWAY SUBSTANTIALY DAMAGING THE ACFT. THE PIC STATED THE WINDSHIELD WAS PARTIALLY COATED WITH ICE MAKING FORWARD VISIBILITY DIFFICULT.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WINDOW,FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOW/WINDSHIELD..ICE




Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT

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