NTSB Identification: DEN86LA260.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 31739.
Accident occurred Friday, September 26, 1986 in WRIGHT, WY
Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150, registration: N7289K
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.

ACFT WAS TAXIING FOR TAKEOFF FROM DRIVEWAY ON PRIVATE RANCH. PLT SAID THERE WAS STRONG X-WING GUSTING FROM LEFT TO RIGHT. PLT SAID HE WAS HOLDING RIGHT RUDDER WHEN WIND VELOCITY DECREASED. WING TIP STRUCK POST BESIDE DRIVEWAY, ACFT TURNED RIGHT, AND ROLLED INTO DITCH.

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:

AILERON..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND

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

RUDDER..IMPROPER USE OF..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

OBJECT..FENCE


Contributing Factors

VISUAL LOOKOUT..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..CROSSWIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

DIRECTIONAL CONTROL..NOT MAINTAINED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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