NTSB Identification: CHI85LA243.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29492.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 16, 1985 in DECATUR, IN
Aircraft: CESSNA 172 M, registration: N8954V
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 PILOT LANDING RNWY 36 WINDS WERE 210 DEGREES, 12 KNOTS GUSTS 18 KNOTS STALLED OUT HIGH ONTHE WET ON THE WET SOD RUNWAY THE NOSE WHEEL DUG IN AND THEN BROKE OFF THE ACFT THEN NOSED OVER INVERTED.

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

WIND INFORMATION..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,WIND DIRECTION INDICATOR..INADEQUATE

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