NTSB Identification: DEN88LA009.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 34979.
Accident occurred Monday, October 12, 1987 in GLASGOW, MT
Probable Cause Approval Date: 04/24/1989
Aircraft: CESSNA A185F, registration: N2525S
Injuries: 2 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 REPORTED THAT HE WAS LANDING ON RWY 12 WITH THE WINDS, AS REPORTED BY UNICOM, 100 DEG AT 10 KTS. HE SAID THAT SHORTLY AFTER TOUCHDOWN THE ACFT WAS HIT BY A STRONG GUST FROM THE RT. THE RT WING LIFTED, THE LT WING HIT THE GROUND, AND THE ACFT NOSED OVER. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PROVIDED THE HOURLY OBSERVATION FOR THE AIRPORT, 20 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE ACCIDENT. THE WIND WAS 190 DEGREES AT 13 KNOTS.

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

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


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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