NTSB Identification: NYC88LA110.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37707.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 20, 1988 in PRINCETON, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/07/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182RG, registration: N738QK
Injuries: 4 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 LANDING AT PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY, THE FLIGHT ENCOUNTERED TURBULENCE IN THE LAST 500 FEET BEFORE REACHING THE RUNWAY. THE PILOT INITIATED A GO AROUND AND CAME IN WITH 10 DEGREE FLAPS. AIRCRAFT TOUCHED DOWN AND ROLLED A FEW FEET THEN LIFTED OFF AGAIN TOUCHING DOWN TO THE LEFT OF CENTER AND CONTINUED LEFT OFF THE RUNWAY. THE LEFT WING HIT THE TAIL SECTION OF A PARKED AIRCRAFT, PIVOTED AND CAME TO REST AT THE EDGE OF THE RAMP.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

OBJECT..AIRCRAFT PARKED/STANDING


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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