NTSB Identification: NYC87LA149.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34915.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 16, 1987 in ATLANTIC CITY, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N734EM
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.

ACCORDING TO A WITNESS, THE ACFT WAS HI & FAST ON FINAL APCH TO LND & TOUCHED DOWN NOSEWHEEL 1ST IN A X-WIND. DRG THE LNDG, THE ACFT BOUNCED, THEN DRIFTED TO THE LEFT & TOUCHED DOWN ON WET GRASS BESIDE THE RWY. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE LEFT MAIN WHEEL STRUT HIT A RWY MARKER & COLLAPSED. BEFORE COMING TO REST, THE LEFT WING & LEFT HORIZONTAL STABILIZER WERE ALSO DAMAGED.

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

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

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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