NTSB Identification: SEA86LA250.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 32600.
Accident occurred Tuesday, September 23, 1986 in DRY BAY, AK
Aircraft: CESSNA 180, registration: N9138T
Injuries: 1 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.

GUSTY WINDS WERE PRESENT AT THE AIRSTRIP WHEN THE PLT ELECTED TO GO-AROUND DURING THE APCH. DURING THE GO-AROUND, A DOWNDRAFT WAS ENCOUNTERED. THE PLT LOST CONTROL OF THE ACFT WHICH ROLLED INVERTED AND STRUCK THE GROUND. THE PLT REPORTED THE WIND VELOCITY VARIED FROM ZERO TO 50 KTS AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.

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

IN-FLIGHT PLANNING/DECISION..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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..GUSTS


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..HIGH WIND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..DOWNDRAFT

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