NTSB Identification: DEN87LA176.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34693.
Accident occurred Wednesday, July 08, 1987 in BOUNTIFUL, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/29/1988
Aircraft: AERONCA 7BCM, registration: N8362H
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 PRIVATE PILOT WAS PRACTICING TOUCH AND GO LANDING. THE PILOT REPORTED THE THIRD LANDING WAS A WHEEL LANDING. JUST AFTER TOUCHDOWN, ADJACENT TO LARGE PETROLEUM TANKS, THE AIRCRAFT WEATHER COCKED TO THE RIGHT. THE AIRCRAFT SWERVED RIGHT AND DEPARTED THE RUNWAY. THE LEFT WING STRUCK A STEEL POST AT A TAXIWAY GATE.

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

OBJECT..FENCE POST


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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