NTSB Identification: LAX87LA345.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 37180.
Accident occurred Saturday, September 19, 1987 in SAN DIEGO, CA
Probable Cause Approval Date: 05/26/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA 180K, registration: N2573K
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.

A CESSNA 180K DRAGGED ITS' WING TIP DURING LANDING ROLL ON RUNWAY 28R. THE PILOT INDICATED THAT HE ENCOUNTERED A WIND GUST FROM THE LEFT RAISING THE RIGHT WING. THE PILOT STATED THAT HE 'OVER CORRECTED' IN THAT WHEN THE GUST SUBSIDED THE AIRCRAFT ROLLED LEFT ON TO ITS LEFT MAIN LANDING GEAR ALLOWING THE LEFT WING TIP TO DRAG BENDING THE LEFT WING SPAR. ACCORDING TO THE FAA THE AIRPLANE WAS OBSERVED PORPOISING PRIOR TO VEERING OFF THE RUNWAY. THE WINDS WERE REPORTED FROM 320 DEGREES AT 10 KNOTS 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

RECOVERY FROM BOUNCED LANDING..IMPROPER..PILOT IN COMMAND

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