NTSB Identification: NYC96LA128.
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Accident occurred Saturday, June 15, 1996 in FULTON, NY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/23/1999
Aircraft: Cessna 180, registration: N7783A
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

The pilot said that after landing on runway 33 and during rollout, the wind shifted and lifted the left wing. The right wing struck the ground and then the propeller. He said he was unable to control the airplane because this was a taildragger and it did not have a wheel lock. The pilot stated the accident could have been prevented if during the rollout he had turned the airplane into the wind.

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

The pilot's inadequate compensation for wind conditions.

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