NTSB Identification: MKC83LA099.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20349.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 01, 1983 in NEWTON, KS
Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG, registration: N5533R
Injuries: 1 Minor,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.

THE AIRCRAFT CRASHED ALONGSIDE THE RUNWAY DURING AN ATTEMPTED GO-AROUND. THE RUNWAY IN USE WAS 17 AND THE WIND WAS FROM 250 DEGREES AT 15 KTS GUSTING TO 24 KTS. THE PILOT STATED HE COULD NOT GET ALIGNED WITH THE RUNWAY SO HE RETRACTED THE LANDING GEAR AND STARTED A GO-AROUND. THE ACFT WOULD NOT CLIMB OUT OF GROUND EFFECT AND SETTLED BACK TO THE GROUND 100 FEET OFF THE SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. AFTER SKIDDING 100 TO 150 FEET THE WIND LIFTED THE WING AND THE ACFT WENT OVER ON ITS BACK

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

STALL/MUSH..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GEAR RETRACTION..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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