NTSB Identification: CHI84LA017.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21660.
Accident occurred Saturday, October 08, 1983 in WONDER LAKE, IL
Aircraft: CESSNA 177, registration: N30168
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.

THE ACFT VEERED OFF THE RWY AND INTO A FENCE DURING A CROSSWIND LANDING. THE LANDING WAS ON RWY 9 AND THE WIND WAS FROM 021 DEGREES AT 5 KTS GUSTING TO 22 KTS. THE PILOT HAD APPLIED POWER FOR A GO-AROUND BUT NOT IN TIME TO PREVENT THE TOUCHDOWN. THEN THE ACFT VEERED LEFT AND COLLIDED WITH THE FENCE.

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

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

ABORTED LANDING..PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..INITIATED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

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

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