NTSB Identification: SEA88LA139.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37033.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 26, 1988 in MONROE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N46692
Injuries: 3 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 ENCOUNTERED A DOWNDRAFT ON FINAL. HE ADDED POWER FOR A GO-AROUND; HOWEVER, A WINGTIP STRUCK THE GROUND. THE AIRCRAFT CARTWHEELED AND CAME TO REST TO THE LEFT OF THE RUNWAY.

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..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT

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