NTSB Identification: MKC86LA005.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 28661.
Accident occurred Monday, October 07, 1985 in SALINA, KS
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N1587E
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.

THE PILOT DID NOT TOP OFF THE FUEL TANKS BEFORE DEPARTING LINCOLN, NE FOR PRATT, KS. ENROUTE WINDS NECESSITATED A FUEL STOP AT SALINA, KS. THESE SAME WINDS FLIPPED OVER THE AIRPLANE AS IT WAS TURNING OFF THE RUNWAY TO TAXI IN.

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

WEATHER EVALUATION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

FUEL SUPPLY..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PRECAUTIONARY LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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