NTSB Identification: DEN85LA205.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28797.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 30, 1985 in EVANSTON, WY
Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG, registration: N9455D
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 LOST DIRESTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT WHILE ATTEMPTING TO LAND IN GUSTY X-WIND CONDITIONS. THE ACFT WAS DESTROYEDWHEN IT IMPACTED TERRAIN IN A 50 FT DEEP RAVINE.

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

CLEARANCE..INADEQUATE..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

TERRAIN CONDITION..DOWNHILL


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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