NTSB Identification: CHI85LA111.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27546.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 16, 1985 in GALENA, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 195B, registration: N3081B
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 ACFT NOSED OVER WHEN THE MAIN LNDG GEAR HIT A SNOWBANK DURING LNDG. TE PLT STATED THAT HE HAD A X-WIND FROM THE RT SIDE. HE ALLOWED THE ACFT TO DRIFT LEFT INTO THE SNOW.

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..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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