NTSB Identification: CHI83LA194.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22716.
Accident occurred Monday, May 02, 1983 in SPRINGFIELD, IL
Aircraft: MOONEY M20E, registration: N7430V
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.

THE ACFT RAN OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RWY AND COLLIDED WITH THE VASI AFTER LANDING. THE PLT STATED HE LANDED ON RWY 22 WHEN APPROACH SAID THE WIND FAVORED THAT RWY. HE SAID THAT 'JUST AS THE WHEELS TOUCHED DOWN A GUST OF WIND PUSHED THE NOSE TO THE LEFT AND THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RWY.' THE WIND WAS REPORTED AS 250 DEGREES 18 KTS, GUSTS TO 24 KTS.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..APPROACH LIGHT/NAVAID


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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