NTSB Identification: CHI88LA154.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36575.
Accident occurred Tuesday, July 05, 1988 in THIEF RVR FALLS, MN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/26/1989
Aircraft: MOONEY M20J, registration: N11652
Injuries: 1 Minor,3 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 PILOT WAS ATTEMPTING TO LAND WITH WINDS FROM THE SOUTHEAST AT 25 KNOTS. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED HARD AND THE PILOT APPLIED THE BRAKES. THE PILOT REPORTED THAT THE RIGHT WING BECAME AIRBORNE AND THE AIRCRAFT STARTED TO TURN TO THE LEFT.THE PILOT ADDED FULL POWER ATTEMPTING A GO-AROUND. THE LEFT WING CONTACTED THE GROUND AND THE AIRCRAFT GROUND LOOPED. THE NOSE GEAR COLLAPSED AND THE AIRCRAFT NOSED DOWN. INVESTIGATION REVEALED THAT THE CROSSWIND COMPONENT WAS 16 KNOTS. THE MAXIMUM DEMONSTRATED CROSSWIND COMPONENT FOR THE AIRCRAFT IS 11 KNOTS.

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

GO-AROUND..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER EVALUATION..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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