NTSB Identification: NYC86LA025.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29164.
Accident occurred Friday, October 25, 1985 in GREAT VALLEY, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N5486D
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.

ACFT EXPERIENCED WINDSHEAR WHILE LANDING AT GREAT VALLEY, N.Y. THE PLT ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A GO AROUND, BUT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL AND LANDED IN A CORN FIELD. THE ACFT WAS SUBSTANTIALLY DAMAGED, HOWEVER, THE PRIVATE CERTIFICATED PLT WAS UNINJURED.

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

GO-AROUND..ATTEMPTED..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..WINDSHEAR

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