NTSB Identification: CHI85LA187.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28225.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 05, 1985 in STRONGSVILLE, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 120, registration: N89599
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

WHILE ON FINAL APCH THE HEADWIND CHANGED TO A QUARTERING LEFT CROSSWIND. A SUDDEN LOSS OF ALT OCCURRED AND THE ACFT CONTACTED THE DISPLACED THRESHOLD AND WEATHERVANED INTO THE WIND. THE ACFT TRAVELED OFF THE SIDE OF THE RWY AND NOSED OVER IN AN AREA OF GRASS.

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

ALTITUDE..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER EVALUATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..WINDSHEAR



Contributing Factors

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

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