NTSB Identification: SEA92LA176.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 46788.
Accident occurred Monday, August 10, 1992 in WIBAUX, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/26/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 180K, registration: N63242
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 PILOT REPORTED THAT WHILE PRACTICING TOUCH-AND-GO LANDINGS, DURING THE THIRD APPROACH AND LANDING, THE AIRSPEED WAS FASTER THAN NORMAL. AFTER TOUCH DOWN, THE PILOT WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE AIRPLANE BEFORE THE END OF THE RUNWAY, THEREFORE, IN ORDER TO AVOID COLLIDING WITH A DITCH AT THE END OF THE RUNWAY, THE PILOT INTENTIONALLY GROUND LOOPED THE AIRPLANE.

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

A POORLY PLANNED APPROACH.

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