NTSB Identification: LAX87DUG05.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 33916.
Accident occurred Sunday, July 12, 1987 in CORONA, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/27/1988
Aircraft: EIPPER QUICKSILVER MX II, registration: N4628G
Injuries: 1 Serious.

WHILE ATTEMPTING TO LAND ON RUNWAY 25 AT THE CORONA AIRPORT, CORONA, CALIFORNIA, IN GUSTING WIND CONDITIONS, THE AIRCRAFT STALLED AND COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN. THE PILOT SAID THAT THE 'EXTREME GUSTY WIND CONDITIONS' COMBINED WITH A VERY LIGHT AND STABLE AIRCRAFT 'CONTRIBED' (SIC) TO HIS LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT. THE PILOT FURTHER STATED THAT 'WIND BLOWING OVER TREES CAUSES ROLLING TURBULENCE'.

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

FLIGHT INTO KNOWN ADVERSE WEATHER..CONTINUED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

AIRSPEED(VS)..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

STALL..UNCONTROLLED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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