NTSB Identification: ANC87LA076.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33793.
Accident occurred Sunday, June 07, 1987 in KENAI, AK
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/02/1988
Aircraft: MAULE M-6, registration: N5645D
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 PILOT EFFECTED A GO-AROUND DURING AN APPROACH TO RUNWAY 01 IN GUSTY SURFACE WIND CONDITIONS. DURING THE SECOND APPROACH HE LANDED AND LOST CONTROL AT OR NEAR THE DEMONSTRATED CROSSWIND COMPONENT LIMIT FOR THIS AIRPLANE. THE AIRPLANE GROUND LOOPED AND NOSED OVER.

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

GO-AROUND..NOT PERFORMED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..NOT CORRECTED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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