NTSB Identification: CHI84LA095.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23591.
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 24, 1984 in MACOMB, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA C-172P, registration: N66978
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 ACFT SWERVED OFF THE RWY INTO A DITCH DURING A CROSSWIND LANDING. THE WIND WAS FROM 180 DEGREES AT 10 KTS. THE PLT SAID THAT HE LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE ACFT BECAUSE OF THE WIND.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..POOR..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

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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