NTSB Identification: FTW86LQG18.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31680.
Accident occurred Thursday, August 14, 1986 in MCADOO, TX
Aircraft: CESSNA A188B, registration: N4851R
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 PILOT STATED HE ENCOUNTERED UNFAVORABLE WIND CONDITIONS DURING A PROCEDURE TURN WHICH CAUSED THE AIRCRAFT TO BANK EXCESSIVELY. SUBSEQUENTLY, THE AIRCRAFT DESCENDED AND IMPACTED THE GROUND. THE PLT THOUGHT THE AIRCRAFT MAY HAVE ENCOUNTERED A 'WHIRLWIND.' A WITNESS ON THE GROUND THOUGHT IT HAD ENCOUNTERED A GUST.

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:

REMEDIAL ACTION..INADEQUATE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..UNFAVORABLE WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS

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