NTSB Identification: MKC83LA125.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 22944.
Accident occurred Friday, June 10, 1983 in OTTUMWA, IA
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N8077A
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.

DURING ARRIVAL, THE PLT CANCELED HIS VFR FLT PLAN WHEN HE WAS ABOUT 3 MI FROM THE ARPT. AT THAT TIME, FSS PERSONNEL ADVISED HIM THAT THE WIND WAS FROM 190 DEG AT 14 KTS & THAT THE WIND FAVORED RWY 22. THERE WAS A TETRAHEDRON WIND INDICATOR NORTH OF THE INTERSECTION OF RWY 22 & 31. HOWEVER, THE PLT SELECTED RWY 31. WHILE ON THE LANDING ROLL, ABOUT 200 FT AFTER TOUCHDOWN, THE ACFT'S LEFT WING RAISED & THE ACFT VEERED TO THE LEFT INTO THE X-WIND. IT CONTINUED OFF THE RWY ONTO SOD SURFACE WHERE THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR DUG IN & COLLAPSED.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..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:

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND




Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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