NTSB Identification: FTW90LA163.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 41623.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 23, 1990 in SAINT JOSEPH, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 10/02/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N9491C
Injuries: 4 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 SAID THE AIRPLANE WAS LANDING ON RWY 16 WITH THE WIND FROM 230 DEGREES AT ABOUT 9 KNOTS, GUSTING TO 15 KNOTS. HE SAID THAT DURING TOUCHDOWN, AS THE TAIL CAME DOWN, THE RIGHT WING CAME UP AND THE AIRCRAFT WEATHER-VANED. HE SAID THAT DUE TO EXCESSIVE BRAKING, THE AIRCRAFT FLIPPED ONTO ITS BACK, WITH THE LEFT WING STRIKING FIRST, AND THEN THE NOSE.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE PILOT'S FAILURE TO MAINTAIN DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND HIS USE OF EXCESSIVE BRAKING.
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