NTSB Identification: NYC84LA318.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26676.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 20, 1984 in WEST MIFFLIN, PA
Aircraft: CESSNA 182P, registration: N52830
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.

ON ARRIVAL AT AIRPORT, PLT RECEIVED WIND INFORMATION FROM TWR AS VARYING FROM 230 TO 250 DEGREES AT 15 KTS GUSTING TO 20 AND WAS OFFERRED A CHOICE OF RWY 28 OR RWY 23. RWY 23 IS 100 FT WIDE AND 2380 FT LONG. PLT CHOSE RWY 28. AT LANDING FLARE, ACFT ENCOUNTERED A STRONG CROSSWIND GUST.

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

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

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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