NTSB Identification: CHI82DA222
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Saturday, June 19, 1982 in PRINCETON, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/19/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 170B, registration: N8267A
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

AFTER ARRIVING, THE PILOT MADE A GO-AROUND ON HIS FIRST APPROACH TO RUNWAY 33 WHEN HE SAW A TRUCK ON THE RUNWAY. ON HIS SECOND DOWNWIND, HE DETERMINED THAT TRUCKS WERE OPERATING ONLY ON THE DISPLACED PORTION OF RUNWAY 15. HE CONTINUED THE SECOND APPROACH IN WINDS THAT WERE GUSTING TO 15 KTS. THE PILOT SAID THAT HE HIT A GUST OF WIND DURING THE LANDING FLARE AND FOUND HIMSELF HIGH, SLOW, AND OFF TO THE RIGHT. HE ATTEMPTED A GO-AROUND, BUT WAS UNABLE TO REGAIN FLYING SPEED. THE RIGHT MAIN GEAR COLLAPSED DURING A LANDING IN THE CONSTRUCTION AREA.

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

PROPER ALIGNMENT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND



Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..ROUGH/UNEVEN

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