NTSB Identification: SEA88LA175.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 36964.
Accident occurred Friday, September 09, 1988 in SEATTLE, WA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/08/1989
Aircraft: PIPER PA-20, registration: N2526A
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.

PLT LANDED WITH 80 DEG RIGHT CROSS WIND OF 8 KTS, GROUNDLOOPED TO RIGHT. THE PLT SAID THAT ATIS INFO GAVE THE WIND AS 220 DEGREES AT 8 KTS; HOWEVER HIS EST FROM WINDSOCK OBSERVATION INCLUDED GUSTS OF 15 KTS. THE OBSERVING STATION REPORTED NO GUSTS ON THE DATE OF THE ACC.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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