NTSB Identification: CHI86LA110.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30977.
Accident occurred Friday, March 28, 1986 in MIDDLETON, WI
Aircraft: CESSNA 172MM, registration: N20866
Injuries: 3 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 94 HOUR PRIVATE PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING A LANDING WITH A CROSSWIND COMPONENT OF 90 DEGREES AND A WIND VELOCITY OF 15 TO 18 KTS GUSTING TO 22 KTS WHEN HE TOUCHED DOWN WITH THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR & 2 FEET OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR CAME DOWN IN STANDING WATER OFF THE RUNWAY WITH THE AIRCRAFT VEERING RIGHT AND NOSING OVER AND COMING TO REST ON ITS BACK IN 8 TO 12 INCHES OF WATER.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WIND INFORMATION..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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