NTSB Identification: CHI85LA236.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 27905.
Accident occurred Monday, June 17, 1985 in JENISON, MI
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N5267R
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 PLT LEVELED THE WINGS DURING THE LANDING FLARE IN A X-WIND BUT FAILED TO REMOVE RUDDER INPUT. THE ACFT DRIFTED TO THE RIGHT OF THE RWY AND TOUCHED DOWN IN A GRASS AREA WHERE IT CONTACTED A GULLY AND NOSED OVER.

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

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


Contributing Factors

RUDDER..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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