NTSB Identification: ATL84LA056.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 23243.
Accident occurred Friday, January 28, 1983 in KNOXVILLE, TN
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N6257F
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.

THE ACFT RECONTACTED THE GROUND DURING TAKEOFF AND BOUNCED SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE COMING TO REST. THE PROPELLER, NOSE STRUT AND FIREWALL WERE DAMAGED. THE WIND WAS REPORTEDLY FROM 250 DEGREES AT 14 KTS GUSTING TO 26 KTS. THE ATC CONTROLLERS ON DUTY SAID THE WIND SHEAR ALERT WAS ACTIVATING ALMOST CONSTANTLY. A FEW MINUTES LATER THE WIND WAS REPORTEDLY 25 KTS WITH GUSTS TO 39 KTS. AN OPERATOR OF A CHARTER SERVICE ON THE ARPT HAD REPORTEDLY GROUNDED HIS ACFT BECAUSE OF THE WIND CONDITIONS.

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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