NTSB Identification: NYC87LA100.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34429.
Accident occurred Friday, February 27, 1987 in CROSS KEYS, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N9821J
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 RPRTD THAT DRG THE LNDG ROLL, HE GLANCED DOWN AT THE AIRSPEED INDCR, & AT THE SAME TIME, MUST HAVE RELAXED CONTROL OF THE ACFT. AT ABOUT THAT TIME, THE ACFT DRIFTED TO THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY, THE LEFT MAIN GEAR STRUCK A SNOWBANK & THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

CLEARANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK

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