NTSB Identification: DEN84LA149.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25433.
Accident occurred Monday, May 14, 1984 in KINDRED, ND
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N738FA
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 PILOT STATED THAT HE MADE A NORMAL LANDING APPROACH TO RUNWAY 15. DURING TOUCHDOWN A GUST OF WIND HIT THE AIRPLANE. THE PILOT SAID HE WAS CAUGHT OFF GUARD AND BEFORE HE COULD REGAIN CONTROL, THE AIRPLANE WENT OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, STRUCK A DIRT INCLINE AND NOSED OVER.

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..GUSTS



Contributing Factors

INATTENTIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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