NTSB Identification: LAX84LA111.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 24155.
Accident occurred Wednesday, December 07, 1983 in MACDOEL, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N6070R
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 COLLIDED WITH TREES DURING LANDING ROLLOUT. THE PLT SAID HE THOUGHT THE WIND WAS 'SOUTHERLY AT ABOUT 20 KTS'. HE STATED THAT WHILE FLARING FOR LANDING ON RWY 15 A STRONT GUST ESTIMATED AT 40 KTS WAS ENCOUNTERED & THE ACFT DRIFTED OFF THE 40 FT WIDE RWY. THE PLT SAID THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN IN THE ROUGH AND ROLLED STRAIGHT AHEAD ABOUT 10 FT TO THE SIDE OF THE RWY. JUST BEFORE STOPPING THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH TWO TREES.

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:

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

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

REMEDIAL ACTION..NOT USED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

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