NTSB Identification: ATL87LA107.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33387.
Accident occurred Thursday, April 09, 1987 in VIDALIA, GA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/10/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N75961
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 REPORTED THAT HE APPARENTLY HAD HIS LEFT FOOT TOO HIGH ON THE LEFT RUDDER PEDAL WHILE MAKING A X-WIND LDG. THE LEFT WHEEL SKIDDED ON THE TOUCHDOWN AND THE ACFT RAN OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY. THE NOSE WHEEL SUBSEQUENTLY BROKE OFF AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER INVERTED.

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..INADVERTENT USE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..OVERLOAD


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR ASSEMBLY..FAILURE,TOTAL

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