NTSB Identification: NYC83LA136.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 20867.
Accident occurred Thursday, June 02, 1983 in CHATHAM, MA
Aircraft: CESSNA 170A, registration: N5545C
Injuries: 1 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 VEERED ONTO THE GRASS AND NOSED OVER DURING LANDING. THE PILOT SAID A GUST OF WIND CAUGHT THE TAIL OF THE ACFT AND TURNED IT 45 DEGREES TO THE LEFT AND WHEN BRAKES WERE APPLIED AS A CORRECTIVE ACTION THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE LANDING WAS ON RUNWAY 6 AND THE WIND WAS FROM 350 DEGREES AT 12 KTS GUSTING TO 22 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:GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND
WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND
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