NTSB Identification: NYC77FHJ08
14 CFR Part 91 General Aviation
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N71520

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 FILE    DATE          LOCATION          AIRCRAFT DATA       INJURIES       FLIGHT                        PILOT DATA
                                                               F  S M/N     PURPOSE
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3-4055  76/12/21   WHITE PLAINS,NY     CESSNA 182          CR-  0  0  1  NONCOMMERCIAL             PRIVATE, AGE 42, 1231
        TIME - 1554                    N71520              PX-  0  0  0  PLEASURE/PERSONAL TRANSP  TOTAL HOURS, 175 IN TYPE,
                                       DAMAGE-SUBSTANTIAL  OT-  0  0  0                            INSTRUMENT RATED.
        NAME OF AIRPORT - WESTCHESTER CO
        DEPARTURE POINT             INTENDED DESTINATION
          ALLENTOWN,PA                WHITE PLAINS,NY
        TYPE OF ACCIDENT                                         PHASE OF OPERATION
           HARD LANDING                                             LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
           GEAR COLLAPSED                                           LANDING: LEVEL OFF/TOUCHDOWN
        PROBABLE CAUSE(S)
           PILOT IN COMMAND - IMPROPER IN-FLIGHT DECISIONS OR PLANNING
           PILOT IN COMMAND - FAILED TO INITIATE GO-AROUND
           WEATHER - WIND SHEAR
        FACTOR(S)
           WEATHER - SUDDEN WINDSHIFT
           WEATHER - DOWNDRAFT,UPDRAFTS
           MISCELLANEOUS ACTS,CONDITIONS - OVERLOAD FAILURE
        WEATHER BRIEFING - OTHER
        WEATHER FORECAST - FORECAST SUBSTANTIALLY CORRECT
        SKY CONDITION                                            CEILING AT ACCIDENT SITE
          BROKEN                                                    3500
        VISIBILITY AT ACCIDENT SITE                              PRECIPITATION AT ACCIDENT SITE
          5 OR OVER(UNLIMITED)                                     NONE
        OBSTRUCTIONS TO VISION AT ACCIDENT SITE                  RELATIVE BEARING OF WIND
          NONE                                                     HEAD WIND 338-022 DEGREES
        TEMPERATURE-F                                            WIND DIRECTION-DEGREES
           18                                                      300
        WIND VELOCITY-KNOTS                                      TYPE OF WEATHER CONDITIONS
           18                                                      VFR
        TYPE OF FLIGHT PLAN
          NONE
        REMARKS- WIND GUSTING 35 KTS. HPN TWR RPTD TO PLT SEVERE TURB AND WIND SHEAR AT 300-400 FT.

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