NTSB Identification: CHI87LA125.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33909.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 09, 1987 in LEBANON, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 120, registration: N2224N
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.

WHILE LANDING ON RUNWAY 18, PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND VEERED OFF LEFT SIDE OF RUNWAY INTO A GULLY. THE PILOT STATED PRIOR TO LANDING HE RECEIVED WINDS REPORTED FROM 220 DEGREES AT 11 KNOTS THROUGH ATIS.

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

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

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