NTSB Identification: MKC85LA063.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27183.
Accident occurred Saturday, February 16, 1985 in FORT MADISON, IA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N61868
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 PLT STATED THAT AN INFLIGHT ENCOUNTER WITH A GUST OF WIND DURING LANDING RESULTED IN A SHARP LOSS OF ALTITUDE AND A BOUNCED LANDING. CONSEQUENTLY A SECOND GUST ON ROLLOUT FOLLOWED BY THE PLTS LOSS OF DIRECTIONAL CONTROL RESULTED IN THE ACFT DEPARTING THE RWY AND COLLIDING WITH A SNOW BANK.

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

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

PROPER DESCENT RATE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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