NTSB Identification: NYC88LA003.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36796.
Accident occurred Tuesday, October 06, 1987 in ONEONTA, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/07/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172H, registration: N1677F
Injuries: 4 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 HE STARTED TO DEPART FROM RWY 13 WITH THE WIND FROM THE SOUTH AT 15 GUSTING 25 KTS. HE STATED THE ACFT WAS NOT CLIMBING AS EXPECTED SO HE ELECTED TO LAND ON THE REMAINING RWY. HE STATED THE WIND GUSTS WERE STRONG FROM THE RIGHT REAR. HE SAID HE THROTTLED BACK SOMEWHAT AFTER LOWERING THE NOSE & PROCEEDED TO GLIDE BACK TO THE SURFACE, BUT THE ACFT DRIFTED TO THE LEFT OF THE RWY. SUBSEQUENTLY, IT STRUCK THE GROUND RIGHT WING 1ST, TURNING THE ACFT TO THE RIGHT. THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR TOUCHED DOWN NEXT, FOLLOWED BY THE LEFT MAIN & NOSE GEAR. THE ACFT THEN SKIDDED ABOUT 20' TO A STOP WITH DAMAGE TO THE WING TIPS, ENG MOUNTS, PROP, FUSELAGE, HORIZONTAL STABILIZER & GEAR.

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

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

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

AIRSPEED..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT CONTROL..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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