NTSB Identification: DEN90LA132.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41120.
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 05, 1990 in HAMILTON, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/04/1992
Aircraft: LUND MUSTANG II, registration: N81BL
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.
THE PRIVATE PILOT AND A PAX WERE COMPLETING A X-COUNTRY FLIGHT IN HIS HOMEBUILT MUSTANG II. HE REPORTED LANDING ON RWY 16 (4,200 X 75 FT ASPHALT RWY) WITH WINDS HE ESTIMATED WERE FROM 250 DEG AT 25, GUSTING TO 45 KNOTS. HE SAID THAT DURING THE LANDING ROLL, A GUST LIFTED THE RIGHT WING AND DRAGGED THE LEFT WING ON THE RWY. HE CONTINUED TO THE TIEDOWN AND FOUND THE WING SPAR BENT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE INADEQUATE COMPENSATION FOR THE WIND CONDITIONS BY THE PILOT.
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