NTSB Identification: NYC85LA041.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26738.
Accident occurred Saturday, November 10, 1984 in MARLBORO, NJ
Aircraft: MOONEY M20J, registration: N3515H
Injuries: 3 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.

PLT STATED THAT ON LATE FINAL, WITH AIRSPEED AND DESCENT PATH NORMAL, ACFT ENCOUNTERED DOWNDRAFT AND COLLIDED WITH UPSLOPE AT RUNWAY THRESHOLD BEFORE CORRECTIVE ACTION COULD BE TAKEN. A 60 DEGREE LEFT CROSSWIND OF 15 KTS EXISTED AT THE TIME.

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

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


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..UPHILL


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT

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