NTSB Identification: MKC84LA169.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24517.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 10, 1984 in WATERLOO, IA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172E, registration: N5614T
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.
THERE WAS HEAVY TRAFFIC AT THE ARPT & THE WINDS WERE FROM 280 DEG AT 16 KTS GUSTING TO 25 KTS. RATHER THAN WAITING FOR THE PRIMARY RWY (24), THE PLT ELECTED TO LAND ON RWY 18. DURING THE LANDING, A GUST OF WIND LIFTED THE RIGHT WING & THE LEFT WING DRAGGED ON THE RWY. THE LEFT WING TIP WAS DAMAGED & THE PROP WAS BENT DURING THE OCCURRENCE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
OVERCONFIDENCE IN PERSONAL ABILITY..PILOT IN COMMAND
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