NTSB Identification: CHI88LA161.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36892.
Accident occurred Friday, July 08, 1988 in ROCKFORD, IL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N8048A
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.

WHILE LANDING ON RUNWAY 36, THE AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. SUBSEQUENTLY, IT WENT OFF THE SIDE OF THE RWY & NOSED OVER. NINE MINUTES AFTER THE ACCIDENT, THE WINDS WERE REPORTED TO BE 270 DEGREES AT NINE KNOTS.

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..CROSSWIND

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