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N7061G accident description

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Crash location 42.742777°N, 86.107778°W
Nearest city Holland, MI
42.787523°N, 86.108930°W
3.1 miles away
Tail number N7061G
Accident date 17 Jan 2015
Aircraft type Cessna 172K
Additional details: None

NTSB Factual Report

The pilot was performing a full stop landing to runway 26 at his home airfield. During the landing roll, a strong gusty crosswind lifted the airplane's left wing, the airplane veered right, and the pilot lost control. The airplane exited the runway and impacted a snow bank where it nosed over and came to rest inverted. . The pilot reported no mechanical malfunctions or failures contributed to the accident. A review of weather information revealed a prevailing wind from 210 degrees at 21 knots gusting to 28 knots, with a peak wind gust of 30 knots occurring prior to the pilot's landing.

NTSB Probable Cause

The pilot's loss of control while landing in gusty wind conditions.

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