NTSB Identification: NYC84LA215.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 25609.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 14, 1984 in PATTON, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA C172, registration: N738CN
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 PLT LANDED FAST AND LONG AND BEFORE RUNNING OFF THE END OF THE 1750 FT RWY HE TURNED RIGHT TOWARD THE RAMP. A GUST OF WIND CAUGHT THE ACFT AND THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH A DITCH BESIDE THE RAMP.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INTENTIONAL..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

AIRSPEED..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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