NTSB Identification: SEA83LA098.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20674.
Accident occurred Monday, May 16, 1983 in WASCO, OR
Aircraft: CESSNA 172-I, registration: N8540X
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.

THE ACFT WENT OFF THE DEPARTURE END OF THE RUNWAY DURING LANDING AND GROUNDLOOPED IN A PLOWED FIELD. THE PILOT LANDED IN A 27 KT QUARTERING TAILWIND. THE ACFT ROLLED ONTO A FRESHLY HARROWED FIELD. THE NOSE WHEEL CAUGHT THE DIRT AND VEEREDTO THE LEFT AND THE ACFT TIPPED ON ITS RIGHT WING.

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

PROPER TOUCHDOWN POINT..EXCEEDED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND

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