NTSB Identification: MKC84LA161.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25972.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 07, 1984 in WICHITA, KS
Aircraft: CESSNA 172P, registration: N93FR
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 NOSED OVER WHILE TAXIING ONTO THE RWY IN HIGH WINDS. THE PLT HAD RECEIVED THE ATIS WEATHER THAT REPORTED ARPT SURFACE WINDS FROM 190 DEGREES AT 26 KTS GUSTING TO 41 KTS. THE PLT TAXIED TO THE RWY AND WAS TURNING TO LINE UP WHEN THE WIND PICKED UP ONE WING AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER.

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

PREFLIGHT PLANNING/PREPARATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

WEATHER OBSERVATION..DISREGARDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

JUDGMENT..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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