CEN09CA042
CEN09CA042

On October 27, 2008, at 1026 central daylight time, a Cessna 172H, N1714F, registered to and operated by the pilot, was substantially damaged when the airplane nosed over during landing approach at T.P. McCampbell Airport (T43), Ingleside, Texas. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The personal flight was being conducted under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 91 without a flight plan. The pilot, the sole occupant aboard, was not injured. The local flight originated at an undetermined time from Ingleside.

The pilot told an FAA inspector that he landed on runway 31. The airplane went off the left side of the runway and nosed over. He said the winds were from 010 degrees at 27 knots. According to the Pilot's Operating Handbook, the maximum demonstrated crosswind component for the Cessna 172H is 090 degrees at 15 knots. Using the Crosswind Component Chart, it was computed that the crosswind component for N1714F was 23 knots.

The pilot was asked several times to submit NTSB Form 6120.1/2, Pilot/Operator Aircraft Accident Report. The report was never received.

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