NTSB Identification: MIA91LA097.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43303.
Accident occurred Wednesday, March 13, 1991 in HATTIESBURG, MS
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/25/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q, registration: N735MK
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.

WHILE ON APCH TO LAND, THE PLT MONITORED THE AWOS WHICH INDICATED THAT THE WIND WAS FROM 290 DEGS AT 8 KTS WITH GUSTS TO 20. HE LANDED THE ACFT ON RWY 36 ON THE LT MAIN LANDING GEAR FIRST, THEN AFTER LOWERING THE RT MAIN LANDING GEAR, A GUST OF WIND ELEVATED THE LT WING. THE ACFT THEN TURNED TO AN EASTERLY HEADING, TRAVELLED OFF THE RWY ACROSS A TAXIWAY INTO A RAVINE & CAME TO REST INVERTED.

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

ON GROUND ENCOUNTER WITH A WIND GUST AND FAILURE OF THE PILOT TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF THE AIRPLANE DURING THE LANDING ROLL, RESULTING IN THE COLLISION WITH A RAVINE

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