NTSB Identification: ATL87LA242.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34907.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 27, 1987 in ST. JOSEPH, TN
Probable Cause Approval Date: 01/11/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 182, registration: N9065T
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.

THE PLT TOOK OFF FROM AN ARPT THAT WAS APRX 27 MI WEST OF HIS DESTN. AFTER TAKEOFF, HE RCVD AN INFLT WX BRIEFING & FLEW NORTH OF A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS (TSTMS). BEFORE LNDG AT THE DESTN, HE NOTED TSTM ACTIVITY SOUTH OF THE ARPT, BUT CONTD THE APCH & LNDD. WHILE TAXIING TO THE TIE-DOWN AREA AFTER LNDG, A GUST OF WIND BLEW THE ACFT OVER. THE WIND WAS RPRTD TO BE GUSTING TO 45 KTS.

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

PLANNING/DECISION..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..THUNDERSTORM


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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