NTSB Identification: LAX88LA121.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 35809.
Accident occurred Monday, March 07, 1988 in SHANDON, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N91286
Injuries: 1 Serious.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
DURING THE INITIAL CLIMB, AT APPROXIMATELY 20 FEET AGL, A GUST OF WIND FORCED THE AIRCRAFT OFF COURSE, RESULTING IN A COLLISION WITH A SHED NEAR THE PRIVATE DIRT STRIP. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THERE WERE NO MECHANICAL FAILURES OR MALFUNCTIONS WITH THE AIRCRAFT PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND
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