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NTSB AVIATION ACCIDENT/INCIDENT DATABASE REPORT


General Information

Data Source:                          NTSB AVIATION ACCIDENT/INCIDENT DATABASE
   Report Number:                        DEN89LA072 
   Local Date:                           02/06/1989
   Local Time:                           15:40 CST
   State:                                ND    
   City:                                 MAYVILLE                           
   Airport Name:                         MAYVILLE MUNI            
   Airport Id:                           D56   
   Event Type:                           ACCIDENT
   Injury Severity:                      NONE   
   Report Status:                        FINAL      
   Mid Air Collision:                    NO 

Operations Information

Category of Operation:                GENERAL AVIATION       
   Aircraft Type:                        AIRPLANE       
   Aircraft Damage:                      SUBSTANTIAL      
   Phase of Flight:                      570 LANDING                                           
   Aircraft Make/Model:                  CESSNA CE-172-RG                
   Operator Doing Business As:                                         
   Operator Name:                                                      
   Operator Code:                            
   Operator:                                                                       
   Owner Name:                           UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA    

Narrative

WHEN LANDING ON A TOUCH-AND-GO THE PILOT LANDED LEFT OF CENTER LINE AND 
   DEPARTED THE LEFT SIDE OF THE RUNWAY INTO A SNOW BANK. RUNWAY 
   CONDITIONS WERE ICY WITH A 10 KT CROSSWIND .

Sequence of Events

Occurrence #: 1  260 LOSS OF CONTROL - ON GROUND/WATER
   Phase of Operation: 572 LANDING - ROLL

           Findings
           Subject - Modifier - Personnel Cause/Factor

   1a.   19200(S) - 2412(M)  Factor
         TERRAIN CONDITION - ICY
   1b.   24530(S) - 3129(M) - 4000(P)  Cause
         PROPER ALIGNMENT - NOT OBTAINED - PILOT IN COMMAND
   2b.   24539(S) - 3127(M) - 4000(P)  Cause
         DIRECTIONAL CONTROL - NOT MAINTAINED - PILOT IN COMMAND
   3a.   20000(S) - 2203(M)  Factor
         WEATHER CONDITION - CROSSWIND

   Occurrence #: 2  310 ON GROUND/WATER COLLISION WITH OBJECT
   Phase of Operation: 572 LANDING - ROLL

           Findings
           Subject - Modifier - Personnel Cause/Factor


Probable Cause

THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE AFTER TOUCHDOWN 
   ON AN ICY RUNWAY.  CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS IMPROPER ALIGNMENT 
   WITH THE RUNWAY FOR TOUCHDOWN.

Aircraft Information

Number of Seats:                      4  
   Aircraft Use:                         INSTRUCTIONAL      
   Type of Operation:                    14 CFR 91 
   Domestic/International:                            
   Passenger/Cargo:                                        
   Registration Number:                  9459D 
   Air Carrier Operating Certificates:   
   Aircraft Fire:                        NONE

                  Injuries
          Fatal  Serious  Minor  None
   Crew      0       0       0      1
   Pass      0       0       0      0
   Other     0       0       0      0
   Invlvd    0       0       0      1

   Landing Gear:                         TRICYCLE-RETRACTABLE
   Certificated Maximum Gross Weight:    2658
   Engine Make:                          LYCOMING     
   Engine Model:                         O-360-F1A6   
   Number of Engines:                    1 
   Engine Type:                          RECIPROCATING-CARBURETOR    

Environment/Operations Information

Basic Weather Conditions:             VISUAL METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS (VMC)  
   Wind Direction (deg):                 260
   Wind Speed (knots):                   10
   Visibility (sm):                      15
   Visibility RVR (ft):                  0
   Visibility RVV (sm):                  0
   Cloud Height Above Ground Level (ft): 7000
   Visibility Restrictions:              NONE
   Precipitation Type:                   NONE
   Light Condition:                      DAYLIGHT
   Departure Airport Id:                 GFK 
   Departure City:                       GRAND FORKS
   Departure State:                      ND
   Destination Airport Id:               D56 
   Destination City:                     
   Destination State:                      
   Flight Plan Filed:                    NONE
   ATC Clearance:                        NONE
   VFR Approach/Landing:                 TOUCH AND GO
   Event Location:                       ON AIRPORT

Pilot-in-Command

Certificates:                         PRIVATE
   Ratings:
     Plane:                              SINGLE ENGINE LAND
     Non-Plane:                          NONE
     Instrument:                         NONE
   Had Current BFR:                      YES
   Months Since Last BFR:                8  
   Medical Certificate:                  CLASS 3
   Medical Certificate Validity:         VALID MEDICAL-NO WAIVERS/LIMITATIONS

              Flight Time (Hours)
   Total       :    120  Last 24 Hrs :    0
   Make/Model  :      9  Last 30 Days:    9
   Instrument  :      2  Last 90 Days:    9
   Multi-Engine:      0  Rotorcraft  :    0