NTSB Identification: FTW88LA159.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36732.
Accident occurred Thursday, September 01, 1988 in WELSH, LA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 07/10/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 180H, registration: N9730G
Injuries: 1 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 LANDING THE TAILWHEEL TYPE AIRPLANE ON RUNWAY 6 WHILE THE WINDS WERE FROM 270 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS, GUSTING TO 25 KNOTS. AFTER TOUCHDOWN, IT BALLOONED SEVERAL FEET, TOUCHED ON THE LEFT WHEEL, THEN THE LEFT WING TIP AND FLIPPED FORWARD TO THE INVERTED POSITION.

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

WRONG RUNWAY..SELECTED..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..TAILWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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