NTSB Identification: DEN87LA229.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34127.
Accident occurred Saturday, August 29, 1987 in MANILA, UT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 08/31/1988
Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D, registration: N43424
Injuries: 1 Minor.

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 STUDENT PLT WAS LANDING AT AN UNCONTROLLED AIRPORT WITH AN ASPHALT RUNWAY 5300 X 60 FT ORIENTED 250 DEGREES. SHE SAID SHE MADE 3 PASSES OVER THE AIRPORT TO CHECK FOR CONDITIONS AND THEN EXECUTED A NORMAL LANDING. SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE AIRCRAFT ENCONTERED A GUST OF WIND FROM 320 DEGREES AT 15 KNOTS AND SWERVED OFF THE RUNWAY TO THE LEFT. AFTER LEAVING THE RUNWAY THE AIRCRAFT COLLIDED WITH A DITCH RESULTING IN DAMAGE TO SEVERAL TUBES IN THE FUSELAGE.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..INADEQUATE..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



Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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