NTSB Identification: SEA98LA174.
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Accident occurred Saturday, September 05, 1998 in OROVILLE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/2000
Aircraft: Cessna 180J, registration: N52130
Injuries: 2 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-in-command reported that 'he was landing south on the lake and that the crosswind conditions were not strong. Upon landing the left wing contacted the water and the aircraft spun around and then overturned.' The pilot also confirmed no aircraft component malfunction or failure during the event.

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

The pilot-in-command's failure to establish and maintain proper alignment.

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