NTSB Identification: MKC86LA050.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29979.
Accident occurred Sunday, January 12, 1986 in DES MOINES, IA
Aircraft: CESSNA 172, registration: N8036B
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.

N8036B DIVERTED TO DES MOINES FOR FUEL AFTER ENCOUNTERING STRONG HEAD WINDS ENROUTE. AFTER LANDING ON RWY 30R THE PLT TURNED OFF THE RWY ONTO A TAXIWAY THAT RUNS TO THE NORTH. THE PLT THEN STOPPED TO CHANGE RADIO FREQUENCIES. WHILE THE ACFT WAS STOPPED A STRONG GUST FROM THE NW ESTIMATED TO BE 40 TO 45 KTS, LIFTED THE LEFT WING AND TAIL. AS THE ACFT NOSED DOWN THE PROP AND RIGHT WING CONTACTED THE TAXIWAY RESULTING IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE TO THE WING.

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

PROPER ASSISTANCE..NOT OBTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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