NTSB Identification: MKC82DA103
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Sunday, June 13, 1982 in MARION, IA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/13/1983
Aircraft: CESSNA 172N, registration: N5158E
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE TOOK OFF, STAYED IN THE TRAFFIC PATTERN, AND MADE A NORMAL APPROACH WITH ONE NOTCH OF FLAPS AT ABOUT 75 MPH. HE STATED THAT ON FINAL APPROACH, THE WIND SHIFTED FROM 350 TO ALMOST 180 DEGREES. HE LANDED LONG AND WAS UNABLE TO STOP ON THE RUNWAY. THE AIRCRAFT CONTINUED OFF THE END OF THE RUNWAY AND WAS DAMAGED WHEN IT COLLIDED WITH A DITCH.

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

DISTANCE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH

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