NTSB Identification: CHI82DA087
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, March 13, 1982 in LAKE VILLAGE, IN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/13/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N757XU
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE WIND WAS FROM THE WEST AT 25, GUSTING 40 KNOTS. DURING LANDING ON RUNWAY 36, HE TOUCHED DOWN LONG AND THEN ATTEMPTED TO GO-AROUND. AT THE NORTH END OF THE FIELD, THE AIRCRAFT ENCOUNTERED SOFT, SOGGY TERRAIN, THE PILOT LOST DIRECTIONAL CONTROL, AND THE PLANE FLIPPED OVER.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..WET


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..SOFT

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