NTSB Identification: SEA92LA094.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46485.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 07, 1992 in TOLEDO, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/13/1993
Aircraft: FAIRCHILD 24W-40, registration: N28517
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.

DURING TOUCHDOWN ON RUNWAY 23 AT THE TOLEDO AIRPORT THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE RIGHT. THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND THE LEFT WING IMPACTED THE GROUND. WINDS REPORTED AT THE AIRPORT 14 MINUTES BEFORE THE ACCIDENT WERE FROM 290 DEGREES AT 12 KNOTS.

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

THE PILOT'S INADEQUATE COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS RESULTING IN FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL. A FACTOR CONTRIBUTING TO THE ACCIDENT WAS CROSSWINDS.

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