NTSB Identification: CHI88LA038.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35115.
Accident occurred Wednesday, December 30, 1987 in EAST LANSING, MI
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 210-5, registration: N1802Z
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 AIRCRAFT WAS LANDED AT NIGHT ON RUNWAY 9 WHICH IS 2530' IN LENGTH WITH A 600' DISPLACED THRESHOLD. THIS RUNWAY WAS ICE COVERED AND WINDS WERE RECORDED 25 MINUTES BEFORE THE ACCIDENT AT A REPORTING FACILITY 5 NAUTICAL MILES WEST OF THE ACCIDENT SITE AS 160 DEGREES AT 18 KNOTS. THE AIRCRAFT WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE RUNWAY, EXITED THE DEPARTURE END, RAN ACROSS A ROAD, AND RAN INTO A DITCH.

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

ABORTED LANDING..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..NIGHT

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