NTSB Identification: ATL88LA148.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36686.
Accident occurred Sunday, April 17, 1988 in LOWELL, OH
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q, registration: N759BJ
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 PLT RPTD THAT HE LANDED IN A 12-14 KT, 90 DEGREE X-WIND. THE INITIAL PORTION OF THE LDG ROLLOUT WAS SHIELDED FROM THE WIND BY A ROW OF TREES BORDERING PART OF THE UPWIND SIDE OF THE RWY. UPON REACHING A CLEARING IN THE TREES, THE AIRPLANE WAS EXPOSED TO THE WIND AND FLIPPED OVER. ACCORDING TO THE CESSNA 182Q POH, THE MAX DEMONSTATED X-WIND VELOCITY FOR THE AIRPLANE DURING LDG IS 15 KTS.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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