NTSB Identification: CHI85LA112.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27525.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 16, 1985 in PONTIAC, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG, registration: N6312R
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 SLID INTO A SNOWBANK AT THE END OF A LNDG ROLL ON AN ICY RWY WITH A X-WIND. THE PLT SAID THAT HE DID NOT USE BRAKES BECAUSE OF THE ICY CONDITION OF THE RWY. THE X-WIND WEATHERVANED THE ACFT TO THE LEFT AND INTO THE SNOW ALONGSIDE THE RWY.

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:

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

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..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

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..FOREIGN SUBSTANCE COVERED

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