NTSB Identification: CHI85LA022.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26278.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 20, 1984 in DODGEVILLE, WI
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N734YR
Injuries: 2 Serious.

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 A LANDING ON RWY 30 WHICH IS 85 FT HIGHER IN ELEV AT THE APPROACH END OF THE RWY THAN THE DEPARTURE END. THIS WAS THE PLT'S FIRST FLT TO THIS ARPT. THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN FURTHER DOWN THE RWY THAN INTENDED SO THE PLT APPLIED PWR TO ABORT THE LANDING. THE PLT STATED THE WIND WAS GUSTY AND THAT A DOWNDRAFT WAS ENCOUNTERED DURING THE CLIMBOUT WHICH RESULTED IN THE ACFT CONTACTING TREES.

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

PLANNED APPROACH..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

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




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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