NTSB Identification: SEA91LA101.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 44198.
Accident occurred Thursday, May 09, 1991 in DREWSEY, OR
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/08/1993
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N51612
Injuries: 1 Minor.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AT THE END OF A PLEASURE FLIGHT, THE PILOT SET-UP AN APPROACH FOR LANDING AT A PRIVATE DIRT AIRSTRIP. THE AIRPLANE TOUCHED-DOWN AND WAS CAUGHT IN AN UP-DRAFT. THE AIRPLANE BECAME AIRBORNE AND FLOATED DOWN THE STRIP. THE PILOT OPTED TO GO-AROUND AND HAD TO MANEUVER UNDER A POWER LINE LOCATED AT THE END OF THE AIRSTRIP. THE AIRPLANE CLEARED THE POWER LINE, HOWEVER, THE RIGHT WING COLLIDED INTO THE CARPORT, WHICH IS ATTACHED TO A HOUSE THAT IS ALSO AT THE END OF THE AIRSTRIP.

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

THE PILOT DELAYED IN GOING-AROUND.

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