NTSB Identification: NYC84LA174.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25213.
Accident occurred Saturday, May 12, 1984 in TARENTUM, PA
Aircraft: Beech BONANZA F33A, registration: N4463S
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.
PLT MADE LNDG APCH TO RWY 02 AT 95 MPH, FLAPS ONE-THIRD DOWN AND RT WING DOWN FOR WIND COMPENSATION. PLT STATED WINDS WERE AT 090 DEG. AT 30 FT ABOVE THE RWY THE ACFT ENCOUNTERED A SUDDEN GUST OF WIND FROM 270 DEG. THE ACFT DRIFTED TO THERT SIDE OF THE RWY OVER A GRASS AREA WHERE THE RT WING CONTACTED THE GROUND.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND
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