NTSB Identification: ATL85LA239.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28562.
Accident occurred Monday, August 05, 1985 in WILMINGTON, NC
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N733NU
Injuries: 1 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 LANDING ROLL THE PLT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT & RAN OFF THE SIDE OF THE RWY. THE ACFT NOSED DOWN IN SOFT SOIL RESULTING IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. THE PLT REPORTED A GUST OF WIND WAS ENCOUNTERED WHICH RESULTED IN THE CONTROL LOSS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..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

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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