NTSB Identification: MIA86LA237.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31751.
Accident occurred Friday, August 15, 1986 in TAMPA, FL
Aircraft: CESSNA 182-A, registration: N3330F
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 129 HOUR PRIVATE PILOT WAS LANDING ON A RUNWAY WITH A 70 DEGREE LEFT CROSSWIND AND STATED THAT UPON TOUCHDOWN THE AIRCRAFT VEERED TO THE LEFT AND CRASHED INTO THE TREES. POST ACCIDENT EXAMINATION OF THE NOSE GEAR STEERING SYSTEM AND THE BRAKES REVEALED NO MALFUNCTIONS.

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

GROUND LOOP/SWERVE..INADVERTENT..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

LACK OF RECENT TOTAL EXPERIENCE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..TREE(S)


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND

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