NTSB Identification: LAX88LA143.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36025.
Accident occurred Monday, March 28, 1988 in PAYSON, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 02/28/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150, registration: N8524D
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.

THE PILOT REPORTED THAT DURING THE LANDING ROLL A DUST DEVIL (WHIRLWIND) PUSHED THE AIRCRAFT OFF THE RUNWAY, COLLIDING WITH THE TERRAIN RESULTING IN SUBSTANTIAL DAMAGE. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE WIND VELOCITY WAS 25 KNOTS GUSTING TO 30 AS A QUARTERING CROSSWIND.

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..GUSTS



Contributing Factors

AIRPORT FACILITIES,WIND DIRECTION INDICATOR..UNAVAILABLE


Contributing Factors

WIND INFORMATION..NOT ATTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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