NTSB Identification: FTW85LA048.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26659.
Accident occurred Friday, November 09, 1984 in AMARILLO, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N2333D
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.

WHEN ADVISED OF HIGH WINDS AT DESTINATION, PLT DIVERTED TO EN ROUTE ALTERNATE ON ARRIVAL AT ALTERNATE, PLT WAS ADVISED OF 60 DEGREE CROSSWIND WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH. PLT HAD 21 HRS EXPERIENCE IN CONVENTIONAL (TAILWHEEL) ACFT. ON LANDING TOUCHDOWN, GUSTS LIFTED ACFT AND CARRIED IT OFF CENTERLINE. PLT ATTEMPTED TO LEVEL OFF, CORRECT DRIFT AND RELAND, BUT LANDING GEAR STRUCK A PARALLEL FENCE. RT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED ON SUBSEQUENT OFF-RUNWAY TOUCHDOWN.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT POSSIBLE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..ATTEMPTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,MAIN GEAR ATTACHMENT..PREVIOUS DAMAGE


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

LACK OF TOTAL EXPERIENCE IN TYPE OF AIRCRAFT..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE,LANDING CAPABILITY..INADEQUATE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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