NTSB Identification: LAX86LA190.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 30723.
Accident occurred Friday, April 25, 1986 in TEMECULA, CA
Aircraft: CESSNA 150M, registration: N714AW
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 PLT REPORTED THAT WHILE ON FINAL APCH TO LAND, A MODERATE CROSSWIND PREVAILED. BEFORE REACHING THE RWY THRESHOLD THE WIND APPEARED TO STOP. WHEN HE BEGAN TO FLARE A VIOLENT WIND GUST FROM THE RIGHT LIFTED THE RIGHT WING. BEFORE HE COULD REESTABLISH CONTROL OF THE ACFT THE NOSE PITCHED DOWN AND THE ACFT COLLIDED WITH THE TERRAIN.

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

COMPENSATION FOR WIND CONDITIONS..IMPROPER..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:

AIRSPEED..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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