NTSB Identification: MKC89LA019.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37427.
Accident occurred Thursday, November 03, 1988 in LINN, MO
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N6287E
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 ATTEMPTING TO LAND CROSSWIND ON A 900 FOOT LONG DIRT RUNWAY, THE PILOT DECIDED HE WAS TOO HIGH AND HAD EXCESSIVE AIRSPEED. HE ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A GO AROUND. HOWEVER, HE WAS UNABLE TO CLEAR A DIRT EMBANKMENT AND STRUCK THE NOSE WHEEL. UNAWARE OF THE EXTENT OF DAMAGE TO THE NOSEGEAR, HE CONTINUED HIS CLIMB OUT AND RE-ENTERED THE TRAFFIC PATTERN FOR AN ALTERNATE RUNWAY, LANDING INTO THE WIND. DURING THE ROLLOUT, THE NOSEGEAR COLLAPSED AND THE ACFT NOSED DOWN, SUSTAINING DAMAGE TO THE PROPELLER AND LEFT WING.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND



Contributing Factors

PLANNED APPROACH..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DIRT BANK/RISING EMBANKMENT

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