NTSB Identification: DEN88LA184.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37090.
Accident occurred Wednesday, August 17, 1988 in MEDICINE BOW, WY
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/03/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA A185F, registration: N2450J
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 PVT PLT RETURNED TO HIS RANCH STRIP & LANDED TO THE ENE WITH A X-WIND FROM THE RIGHT. DRG THE LNDG ROLL, THE ACFT BEGAN TO GO TO THE RIGHT. THE PLT CORRECTED WITH LEFT PEDAL, BUT SUBSEQUENTLY, THE ACFT GROUND LOOPED TO THE LEFT & NOSED OVER. AN EXAM OF THE ACFT FAILED TO REVEAL ANY PRE-ACDNT FAILURE OR DEFICIENCY. THE PLT RPRTD THE WIND WAS FROM THE SOUTH AT 15 TO 20 KTS.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..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..CROSSWIND

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