NTSB Identification: FTW85LA114.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27709.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 09, 1985 in HOBART, OK
Aircraft: CESSNA 172E, registration: N3818S
Injuries: 4 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.

AT 1515 CST, THE PLT CONTACTED A FSS & WAS ADVISED THAT A FRONT WOULD BE MOVING THRU THE DESTINATION (HOBART) AREA AT ABOUT 2200. WHEN HE DEPARTED STILLWATER AT 1840, THE WIND WAS FROM THE SOUTH. AT 2004, THE PLT CONTACTED ALTUS AFB & WAS ADVISED THAT THE WINDS WERE 210 TO 220 DEGS AT 14 KTS. THINKING THE WINDS AT HOBART WOULD BE SOUTHERLY, HE ELECTED TO LAND ON RWY 17. DURING THE LANDING, HE WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE RWY. THE ACFT CONTINUED OFF THE END, HIT A DITCH & NOSED OVER. THE PLT REPORTED THAT AFTER THE ACCIDENT, HE NOTED THE WIND WAS FROM THE NORTH AT 10 GUSTING TO 20 KTS.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

LIGHT CONDITION..DARK NIGHT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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