NTSB Identification: CHI85LA353.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29272.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 21, 1985 in WEST CHICAGO, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N2209D
Injuries: 3 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 APPLICATION OF PWR DURING A TOUCH-AND GO LANDING THE ACFT 'STARTED TO GET SIDEWAYS' ON THE RWY. THE PLT ALLOWED THE ACFT TO DRIFT OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY INTO THE GRASS. A GROUND LOOP SUBSEQUENTLY OCCURRED WHICH SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED THE ACFT. WINDS AT THE TIME WERE FROM 80 DEGS AT 5 KTS WITH NO GUSTS. THE LANDING WAS BEING MADE ON RWY 15.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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