NTSB Identification: CHI84LA187.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23999.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 12, 1984 in MCARTHUR, OH
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N94702
Injuries: 2 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 PLT STATED THAT DURING FINAL APPROACH AT ABOUT 5 FT ABOVE THE GROUND THE ACFT WAS STRUCK BY A GUST OF WIND THAT LIFTED THE ACFT ABOUT 20 TO 30 FT UP AND TO THE LEFT OF THE RUNWAY. HE STATED THA A DOWNDRAFT PLACED THE ACFT IN A POSITION WHERE 'MAXIMUM EFFORT' WAS NEEDED TO CLIMB OVER A HANGAR BUT HE FOUND HIMSELF 'BOXED IN BY POWERLINES.' HE CHOSE TO FLY UNDER THE LINES AND MAKE AN EMERGENCY LANDING. THE ACFT WENT THROUGH A FENCE AND FLIPPED OVER.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..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:

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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