NTSB Identification: ANC85LA142.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28204.
Nonscheduled 14 CFR
Accident occurred Thursday, August 01, 1985 in NOME, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 185, registration: N70008
Injuries: 2 Minor,5 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 STATED ON SHORT FINAL APCH HE NOTICED A X-WIND STRONGER THEN EXPECTED. AFTER TOUCHDOWN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT WAS LOST. THE ACFT THEN EXITED THE RWY INTO A OPEN DITCH. AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT THE WIND WAS 280 DEGS AT 12 KTS.

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

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

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

IMPROPER USE OF PROCEDURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRCRAFT HANDLING..NOT MAINTAINED..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

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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