NTSB Identification: SEA85LA199.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29099.
Accident occurred Monday, August 19, 1985 in PRESTON, ID
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N54016
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 ACFT LANDED AT PRESTON, ID, FOR FUEL IN A X-WIND OF 15-20 KTS, GUSTING TO 30 KTS. A GUST AT TOUCHDOWN VEERED THE ACFT TO THE RT. THE PLT ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND WITH FULL FLAPS. FLAPS WERE REDUCED AS A STALL OCCURRED. THE ACFT HIT THE GROUND AND BOUNCED BACK INTO THE AIR. AFTER COLLIDING WITH POWER LINES THE ACFT ROLLED DOWN AN EMBANKMENT. THE DENSITY ALT WAS APRX 7200 FT.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..WIRE,TRANSMISSION


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OPERATION..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

LACK OF FAMILIARITY WITH GEOGRAPHIC AREA..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH DENSITY ALTITUDE

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