NTSB Identification: CHI86LA060.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30705.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 05, 1986 in ANDERSON, IN
Aircraft: CESSNA 172M, registration: N8521X
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.

THE ACFT TOUCHED DOWN HARD ON THE NOSE GEAR DURING A X-WIND LANDING. THE PLT REPORTED THE ACFT DROPPED TO THE RWY FROM AN ALT OF APRX 10 FT AGL. REPORTED WINDS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT WERE FROM 240 DEGS AT 15 KTS GUSTING TO 23 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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