NTSB Identification: CHI86LA075.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30701.
Accident occurred Saturday, January 25, 1986 in BARABOO, WI
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N46675
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 PLT ATTEMPTED A X-WIND LANDING THAT WAS BEYOND HIS CAPABILITIES. HE STATED THAT IF THE X-WIND WAS EXCESSIVE HE INTENDED TO DIVERT TO ANOTHER ARPT WITH A MORE FAVORABLE RUNWAY. AT TOUCHDOWN THE AIRCRAFT DRIFTED RIGHT INTO A TWO FOOT HIGH SNOW BANK OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY. THE PROPELLER STRUCK THE SNOW BANK AND THE AIRCRAFT ROCKED LEFT ON ITS LEFT WING.

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:

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER EVALUATION..INACCURATE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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