NTSB Identification: ANC92LA111.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 47991.
Accident occurred Friday, July 24, 1992 in WRANGELL, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N9398C
Injuries: 3 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 TAIL WHEEL BEGAN TO SHIMMY UPON LANDING AND THE PILOT WAS NOT ABLE TO STOP THE SHIMMY. HE STEPPED ON THE BRAKES TO STOP THE AIRPLANE AND THE AIRPLANE GROUND LOOPED BEFORE COMING TO A STOP. NO DETERMINATION FOR THE TAIL WHEEL SHIMMY WAS MADE DUE TO THE DAMAGE TO THE TAIL WHEEL INCURRED DURING THE GROUND LOOP.

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

AN INOPERATIVE TAILWHEEL.

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