NTSB Identification: FTW86LRD08.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30010.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 02, 1986 in MANY, LA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N5234K
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.

THE ACFT DRIFTED OFF THE RT SIDE OF THE RWY INTO THE SOFT SHOULDER DURING LANDING IN A 10-12 KT X-WIND. WHEN THE NOSE GEAR CONTACTED THE SOFT DIRT IT COLLAPSED, WHICH RESULTED IN A NOSE OVER.

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..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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