NTSB Identification: MKC84LA035.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 21983.
Accident occurred Tuesday, December 06, 1983 in COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA
Aircraft: ROCKWELL 114, registration: N5858N
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.

ACCORDING TO THE PLT, HE LANDED ON RWY 13, WHICH WAS ICY, AND ENCOUNTERED A RIGHT X-WIND. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT DRIFTED TO THE LEFT, THE LEFT MAIN GEAR HIT A SNOWBANK & THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED. THE PLT REPORTED THAT THE RIGHT WING HIT SNOW & WAS DAMAGED. HE REPORTED THE WIND WAS FROM 350 DEG AT 15 KTS. APRX 5 MI AWAY, THE 1146 CST OMAHA, NE WIND WAS FROM 300 DEG AT 4 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..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

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SNOWBANK


Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,RUNWAY/LANDING AREA CONDITION..ICY


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND

Index for Dec1983 | Index of months