NTSB Identification: NYC86LA161.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31920.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 28, 1986 in SOUTH SUTTON, NH
Aircraft: ALON A2, registration: N5474E
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 THAT DURING A LANDING, THE FLIGHT ENCOUNTERED A SEVERE DOWNDRAFT AND IMPACTED THE GROUND HARD, COLLAPSING THE NOSE GEAR AND INCURRING OTHER DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT.

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT


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