NTSB Identification: MKC83LA229.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21484.
Accident occurred Saturday, June 18, 1983 in LA PORTE CITY, IA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N3862L
Injuries: 4 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.

SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AREA HAD JUST MADE THE TURF RWY WET. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT AS HE TURNED OFF THE RWY THE ACFT SKIDDED AND WENT SIDEWAYS INTO A DITCH.

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:

AIRSPEED..ABOVE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..RUNWAY

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