NTSB Identification: MKC89LA009.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37281.
Accident occurred Friday, October 21, 1988 in LAWRENCE, KS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/19/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 140, registration: N4190N
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 PLT ELECTED TO TERMINATE A LOCAL FLT DUE TO WINDY, TURBULENT CONDITIONS ALOFT. HE INITIATED A LANDING IN A SLIGHT CROSSWIND THAT HE RPRTD WAS GUSTING TO 20 KNOTS. DRG THE LANDING, HE LOST CONTROL & THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN HARD IN A NOSE LOW ATTITUDE. SUBSEQUENTLY, IT SLID TO A STOP ON ITS NOSE, DAMAGING THE PROP, LOWER ENG COWLING & FUSELAGE.

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

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

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

FLARE..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TURBULENCE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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