NTSB Identification: DEN88LA103.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36162.
Accident occurred Sunday, May 01, 1988 in LAS VEGAS, NM
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/14/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 172G, registration: N6059R
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 PRIVATE PLT AND HIS DAUGHTER WERE ON A CROSS COUNTRY FLIGHT. LANDING WITH A STRONG HEADWIND AND REPORTED GUSTS TO 31 KNOTS, THE PLT TAXIED CLEAR OF THE RUNWAY. A 90 DEGREE TURN CROSSWIND ON THE TAXIWAY RESULTED IN WIND LIFTING THE LEFT WING AND A LOSS OF CONTROL. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER AND CAME TO REST INVERTED. THE AIRPORT WAS CLOSED FOR HIGH WINDS AFTER THE ACCIDENT.

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

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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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