NTSB Identification: MKC85LA192.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28397.
Accident occurred Monday, July 29, 1985 in GRAND ISLAND, NE
Aircraft: CHAMPION 7GCB, registration: N9937Y
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.

DURING FLT, THE PLT ENCOUNTERED RADIO RECEIVER PROBLEMS & DIVERTED TO GRAND ISLAND, NE. DURING ARRIVAL, HE REQUESTED A SPECIAL VFR CLEARANCE, BUT COULD NOT ASCERTAIN IF THE TOWER HAD ANSWERED. RADIO COMMUNICATION WAS ESTABLISHED IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN & THE ACFT WAS CLEARED TO LAND. WHILE LANDING WITH A 12 KT X-WIND, THE ACFT SWERVED TO THE RIGHT, WENT INTO AN AREA OF MUD & WAS DAMAGED; HOWEVER, THE PLT WAS ABLE TO TAXI TO THE PARKING AREA.

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..SOFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET

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