NTSB Identification: LAX88LA124.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36356.
Accident occurred Sunday, March 13, 1988 in CORONA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 06/09/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N2952A
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 PLT WAS COMPLETING A PERSONAL FLT. DURING THE LANDING ROLL THE AIRPLANE BEGAN TO SWERVE TO THE LEFT. THE PLT REPTD THE RUDDER WAS INEFFECTIVE DUE TO THE AIRPLANE'S SLOW SPEED AND SHE APPLIED THE BRAKES. BEFORE THE AIRPLANE CAME TO A STOP THE LEFT LANDING GEAR STRUT STRUCK A RUNWAY LIGHT AND THE AIRPLANE NOSED OVER ONTO ITS BACK. THE SURFACE WINDS WERE VARIABLE FROM 340 DEG THRU 160 DEG AT ABT 15 KNOTS, GUSTING TO 20 KNOTS. THERE WERE NO PREEXISTING AIRPLANE MALFUNCTIONS OR SYSTEM FAILURES.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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