NTSB Identification: MKC82DA051
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 30, 1982 in DES MOINES, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 03/30/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172L, registration: N4325Q
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

THE PILOT LANDED ON RUNWAY 23 WITH THE WIND FROM 230 DEGREES AT 34 GUSTING 40 KNOTS. AFTER TURNING OFF TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY, A GUST OF WIND TIPPED THE AIRCRAFT, TURNED IT FURTHER TO THE RIGHT, AND THEN BLEW IT OVER ON ITS BACK.

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..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND

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