NTSB Identification: MKC88LA052.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36673.
Accident occurred Thursday, February 11, 1988 in KIMBALL, NE
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N12600
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THE PILOT SAID THAT HE WAS USING OUTDATED CHARTS FOR HIS DESTINATION APT. HE FAILED TO NOTICE A NEW RUNWAY. HE ALSO FAILED TO NOTICE THE YELLOW X'S, SIGNIFYING CLOSURE OF THE OLD RUNWAY. IT WAS ALMOST PARALLEL TO THE RUNWAY, WITHIN TEN DEGREES OF HEADING. LDG ON THE CLOSED RUNWAY, AND ROLLING OUT, HE NOTICED A 2 TO 3 FOOT SNOW BANK ACROSS HIS PATH. HE ADDED POWER AND FLEW OVER THE OBSTACLE AND RELANDED ON THE OTHER SIDE. HE SAID HE FELT HE COULD NOT STOP IN THE REMAINING DISTANCE, AND ELECTED TO ABORT THE LANDING AND GO AROUND. HE WAS UNABLE TO CLEAR THE FENCE ON THE BOUNDARY AND THE NOSE GEAR CAUGHT THE WIRES. THE AIRCRAFT FLIPPED OVER AND WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED LANDING..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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