NTSB Identification: MIA87LA127.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33180.
Accident occurred Friday, April 03, 1987 in FROSTPROOF, FL
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/25/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 180H, registration: N9731G
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.

UPON TOUCHDOWN THE RT LANDING GEAR TIRE BLEW DUE TO THE SIDE LOAD PLACED UPON IT AFTER THE ACFT WAS BLOWN SIDEWAYS BY THE DIRECT CROSSWIND. THE LANDING GEAR WAS THEN SHEARED OFF, AFTER WHICH, THE ACFT SLID OFF THE RWY INTO THE GRASS & CAME TO REST.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..POOR..PILOT IN COMMAND

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:

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

FLARE..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

LANDING GEAR,TIRE..EXPLODED




Contributing Factors

LOWERING OF FLAPS..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

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