NTSB Identification: MKC86LA034.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29296.
Accident occurred Friday, December 13, 1985 in GARDNER, KS
Aircraft: CESSNA 402B, registration: N3950C
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.

LANDING ON AN ICE COVERED RWY, THE CROSS-WIND WAS STRONGER THAN RPTD. THE ACFT DRIFTED LEFT DESPITE CONTROL INPUT TO CORRECT. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED BEFORE THE PLT COULD INITIATE A GO-AROUND. THE RPTD WIND WAS 340 DEGREES AT 8 KNOTS. THE PLT STATED IT WAS ABOUT 15 TO 20 KNOTS AT THE LANDING SITE.

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

LANDING GEAR,NOSE GEAR..OVERLOAD

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:

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RUNWAY


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ICY


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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