NTSB Identification: CHI85LA248.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28120.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 23, 1985 in EAST ALTON, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N8486X
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 ACFT WAS BLOWN INVERTED BY WIND GUSTS SHORTLY AFTER LANDING. THE PLT STATED THE WX WAS FINE UNTIL AFTER TOUCHDOWN WHEN THE WIND BEGAN GUSTING TO 35 KTS. THE PLT TURNED THE ACFT LEFT OFF THE RWY, CONTACTED GROUND CONTROL AND INITIATED A RIGHT TURN ONTO THE PARALLEL TAXIWAY WHEN THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED. THE PLT STATED THAT HE WAS USED TO FLYING LARGE ACFT (DC-9) VERSUS SMALL ACFT (C-172).

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT FOLLOWED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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