NTSB Identification: NYC84LA166.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25208.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 10, 1984 in SENECA FALLS, NY
Aircraft: CESSNA C188, registration: N8113V
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.

PILOT ATTEMPTED TO COMPENSATE FOR GUSTY WND COND BY LNDING THE ACFT TAIL HIGH. THE ACFT BEGAN TO WX VANE AND IN AN EFFORT TO CORRECT, THE PLT USED EXCESSIVE RT BRAKE. THE BRAKING ACTION COMBINED WITH THE GUSTY WND EXCEEDED THE ELEVATOR AUTHORITY AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. ACCORDING TO THE PLT, THE WND WAS FROM THE WEST AT 15 KTS GUSTING TO 22 KTS, BUT OCCASIONALLY SWITCHING TO A NORTH TO SOUTH DIRECTION.

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

FLIGHT CONTROLS..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

BRAKES(NORMAL)..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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