NTSB Identification: FTW84LA383.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26616.
Accident occurred Sunday, September 09, 1984 in SAN ANTONIO, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 140A, registration: N5643C
Injuries: 2 Minor.

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 ATTEMPTED TO LAND ON AN UPSLOPING RWY WITH A QUARTERING TAILWIND. PLTS WHO LANDED JUST BEFORE THE ACCIDENT REPORTED DOWNDRAFTS AND A STRONG X-WIND EXPERIENCED DURING THE APCH. DURING THE GO-AROUND THE AIRSPEED DECREASED TO 40 MPH AS THE ACFT FLEW OVER HOUSES ADJACENT TO THE ARPT. THE ACFT SETTLED INTO AND CAME TO REST IN THE FRONT YARDS OF THE 2 OF THE HOUSES.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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