NTSB Identification: LAX87LA319.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34152.
Accident occurred Friday, August 28, 1987 in GLENDALE, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/08/1988
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N3164D
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.

DURING LANDING ROLL, IN CROSSWIND CONDITIONS, THE AIRCRAFT LEFT THE RUNWAY AND WENT INTO A DITCH. DURING A TELEPHONE INTERVIEW THE PILOT STATED THAT HE LOST CONTROL OF THE AIRCRAFT. THE PILOT WAS LANDING ON RUNWAY 01 AND WINDS WERE REPORTED TO BE FROM 090 DEGREES AT 10-12 KNOTS.

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

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

TERRAIN CONDITION..DITCH


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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