NTSB Identification: NYC84LA106.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24241.
Accident occurred Saturday, March 10, 1984 in FAIRFIELD, NJ
Aircraft: CESSNA C172, registration: N64493
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 HIT A SNOWDRIFT DURING LANDING ROLL AND VEERED LEFT INTO A SNOWBANK. THE ACFT NOSED DOWN, STRIKING THE RIGHT WING TIP AND PROPELLERS.

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:

TOTAL..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SLUSH COVERED

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