NTSB Identification: DEN89LA205.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 39911.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 02, 1989 in PHILIP, SD
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/22/1991
Aircraft: CESSNA 182B, registration: N2685G
Injuries: 1 Minor,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 PILOT REPORTED THAT HE WAS LANDING ON RUNWAY 30 (4000 X 75T RWY) WITH A STRONG LEFT CROSSWIND. HE SAID THAT AS HE WAS LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED A SUDDEN GUST & HE DECIDED TO GO AROUND. HE INITIATED A GO-AROUND, BUT THE ENGINE LOST POWER. DURING THE SUBSEQUENT FORCED LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT HIT A POWER LINE AND POLE, THEN CRASHED. THE AIRPORT OPERATOR REPORTED THE WIND WAS FROM THE SOUTH AT ABOUT 30 KTS. DURING A WEATHER OBSERVATION AT 1245 MDT, THE WIND WAS FROM 160 DEG AT 18 GUSTING 25 KTS.

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

LOSS OF ENGINE POWER FOR AN UNDETERMINED REASON. FACTORS RELATED TO THE ACCIDENT WERE: THE POWER LINE & POLE.

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